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Being the one that comes immediately after another
“… the couple purchased some land, and in the course of the succeeding year built a house on it.”
Following one after another without others coming in between
“… that land remained in the family for five succeeding generations.”
Present participle for to achieve the desired aim or result
“He would finally succeed in his quest to become a yoga teacher.”
Present participle for to take over a throne, office, or other position from
“Titus would eventually succeed his father as Roman Emperor.”
Present participle for to turn out as planned or desired
“Effective management is a critical factor in determining if a project will succeed.”
(succeed to) Present participle for become the new rightful holder of an office, title, or property
“Only after this crisis has been overcome can Valentine succeed to the title of Pontifex.”
Present participle for to come after and take the place of
“A feeling of joy would succeed his shock when he realized what he had actually achieved.”
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