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succeeding

 
Adjective succeeding has 2 senses
  1. succeeding - coming after or following
    Antonyms:
    preceding, above, above-mentioned, above-named, foregoing, introductory, prefatorial, prefatory, precedent, preparatory, preparative, propaedeutic, pretrial, previous, old, premedical
  2. future, next, succeeding - (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving; "our next president"
    Antonym: outgoing (indirect, via incoming)
Verb succeed has 2 senses
  1. succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods - attain success or reach a desired goal; "The enterprise succeeded"; "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"
    Antonyms: fail, go wrong, miscarry
    Derived form: noun succeeder1
    Sample sentence:
    The business is going to succeed
  2. succeed, come after, follow - be the successor (of); "Carter followed Ford"; "Will Charles succeed to the throne?"
    Antonyms: precede, come before
    Derived forms: noun succession1, noun succession3, noun successor1, noun successor3, noun successor2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s PP
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