English verb: succeed
|1.||succeed (social) attain success or reach a desired goal|
|Samples||The enterprise succeeded.|
We succeeded in getting tickets to the show.
She struggled to overcome her handicap and won.
|Examples||The business is going to succeed|
|Synonyms||bring home the bacon, come through, deliver the goods, win|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s.|
Somebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
|Narrower (hyponym)||accomplish, achieve, act, arrive, attain, bring off, carry off, clear, get in, go far, hit, hit the jackpot, luck out, make it, make it, manage, nail, nail down, negociate, pan out, pass, pass, peg, pull off, reach, run, work|
|Entail||assay, attempt, essay, seek, try|
|Antonyms||go wrong, miscarry, fail|
|2.||succeed (social) be the successor (of)|
|Samples||Carter followed Ford.|
Will Charles succeed to the throne?.
|Synonyms||come after, follow|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s.|
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP
|Narrower (hyponym)||accede, enter, replace, supercede, supersede, supervene upon, supplant|
|Antonyms||come before, precede|