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
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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