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Achieve the desired aim or result
“The Brazilians have succeeded in achieving an increase in the production of farmed shrimp.”
Take over a throne, office, or other position from
“At the age of 42 Moores is ideally positioned to succeed Fletcher as England coach when the time comes.”
To turn out as planned or desired
“The plan would have succeeded but for an important factor.”
Become the new rightful holder of an office, title, or property
“Shortly after returning from his trip down the Nile, Rayleigh's father died and Strutt, as he had been up to that time, succeeded to the title becoming the third Baron Rayleigh.”
Come after and take the place of
“As discipline improved and the men began to feel no longer simply volunteers, but enlisted volunteers, the romantic devotion which they had felt was succeeded by a feeling of constraint and necessity.”
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