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Verb: succeed  suk'seed
  1. Attain success or reach a desired goal
    "The enterprise succeeded"; "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show";
    - win, come through, bring home the bacon [informal], deliver the goods, come up trumps [Brit, informal], turn up trumps [Brit, informal]
  2. Be the successor (of)
    "Will Charles succeed to the throne?";
    - come after, follow

Derived forms: succeeded, succeeds, succeeding

See also: come up

Encyclopedia: Succeed