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succeed, v. 1. turn out well, Inf. pan out, work out; reach or get to first base, get off the ground, SI. fly.
2. accomplish, do, carry out
or through, complete, fulfill, realize; achieve, attain, reach, arrive at; succeed in, manage, bring off, SI. pull off, Inf. put over, U.S. SI. swing it, Inf. cut it or cut the mustard, U.S. SI. hack it.
3. attain success, make good, make it,
Inf. arrive; thrive, prosper, grow, flourish, fare well, Brit. Dial. fadge; advance, get ahead, Inf. go places, go or come up in the world, rise in the world, climb the ladder of success, progress, make headway, get on or along; pass, Inf make the grade, Inf. pass muster, U.S. SI. come through, come through with flying colors; triumph or triumph over, win, win out over, be victorious, prevail or prevail over, conquer; win one's spurs, earn one's wings; impress favorably, make a hit, make a splash, Inf. go over big; be fortunate, Inf. luck out, have a streak or run of luck; strike it rich, strike oil or gold, make it big, hit the jackpot, Inf. hit the bull's-eye; grow rich, become wealthy, make one's fortune or pile; be well-off, be on easy street, be comfortable or set, lead a life of luxury or ease, live the life of Riley.
4.
Often

succeed to accede to, inherit, come into, enter upon, assume, take on or over, replace, take the place of, supersede, supplant.
5. come after, come next, follow, follow after, ensue, supervene.

succeeding, adj. subsequent, following, ensuing, next, coming. See - subsequent.

success, n. attainment, accomplishment, achievement; hit, Inf smash, SI. sockeroo, sensation, winner, best seller; box-office hit, sellout, Theat. boff, SI. bof-fo or boffola; triumph, victory, Inf ten-strike, Inf. grand slam; coup, stroke of genius, tour de force, master stroke, Fr. coup de maitre; stroke or piece of luck, good fortune; prosperity, prosperousness, good life, life of ease or luxury, SI. easy street, SI. life of Riley; money, wealth, riches, fortune, affluence, opulence, SI. fat city; fame, celebrity, renown, widespread and high repute.

successful, adj. prosperous, flourishing, thriving, prospering, going, booming, growing, mushrooming, burgeoning; profitable, remunerative, gainful, rewarding, productive, cost-effective, fructuous, fruitful; lucrative, paying, well-paying, moneymaking; bestselling, SI. boffo, SI. socko, impressive, winning, triumphant, victorious; important, big, great, famous, famed, renowned, well-known, known the world over, rising, U.S. up-and-coming, advancing, aggressive, SI. hotshot; succeeding, out in front, at the head of the pack, leading, ahead of the game, on top, SI. on top of the heap or pile, Inf. on top of the world, in the catbird seat, SI. sitting pretty; well-to-do, well-off, Inf. well-heeled, wealthy, rich, opulent, affluent, fat; moneyed, Inf. in the money, flush, SI. loaded, SI. in the bucks, SI. rolling in dough; very comfortable, financially set, Inf. well-fixed, in clover, SI. on easy street, on a bed of roses, SI. in velvet.

succession, n. 1. order, sequence, consecution, progression, gradation, step; series, procession, following, consecutiveness, suite; cycle, round, rotation, turn, catenation, concatenation; course, flow, run, chain, train; continuity, continuousness, continuance, extension, prolongation.
2.
(usu. of an office, title, or position) accession, inheritance, assumption, taking on or over; entering upon, arrival at, advent to; elevation, promotion, rise, coming to, reaching, attainment; induction, installation, initiation, inauguration, investiture, crowning.

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