Synonyms of succeed in English:

succeed


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verb

1‘Darwin succeeded where earlier evolutionists had failed’

SYNONYMS

triumph, be victorious, achieve success, be successful, be a success, do well, make good, prosper, flourish, thrive, advance

informal make it, make the grade, cut it, crack it, make a name for oneself, make one's mark, get somewhere, do all right for oneself, arrive, find a place in the sun

ANTONYMS

fail

2‘the plan would have succeeded but for an important factor’

SYNONYMS

be successful, turn out well, work, work out, go as planned, get results, be effective, be profitable

informal come off, pay off, pan out, do the trick

ANTONYMS

fail, flop

3‘Rosebery had succeeded Gladstone as Prime Minister’

SYNONYMS

replace, take the place of, take over from, come after, follow, supersede, supplant, displace, oust, remove, unseat, usurp

informal step into someone's shoes, fill someone's boots, fill someone's shoes

ANTONYMS

precede

4‘he succeeded to his title in 1543’

SYNONYMS

inherit, accede to, assume, take over, come into, acquire, attain, be elevated to

ANTONYMS

renounce, abdicate

5‘their age of learning was succeeded by an age of superstition’

SYNONYMS

follow, come after, follow after

take the place of, replace

ANTONYMS

precede