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Adjective: succeeding  suk'see-ding
  1. Coming after or following
  2. (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving
    "our succeeding president";
    - future, next
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, turn up trumps [Brit, informal], come up trumps [Brit, informal]
  2. Be the successor (of)
    "Will Charles succeed to the throne?";
    - come after, follow

See also: back-to-back, come up, consecutive, ensuing, following, in line, incoming, next, postmortem, subsequent, temporal relation, timing, undermentioned

Antonym: preceding

Encyclopedia: Succeed