succeeding


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suc·ceed

 (sək-sēd′)
v. suc·ceed·ed, suc·ceed·ing, suc·ceeds
v.intr.
1.
a. To come next in time or order: She fell sick, and what succeeded was an outpouring of concern from her fans.
b. To replace another in office or position: The prince succeeded to the throne. See Synonyms at follow.
2. To accomplish something desired or intended: "Success is counted sweetest / By those who ne'er succeed" (Emily Dickinson).
3. Obsolete To pass to a person by way of inheritance.
v.tr.
1. To come after (something) in time or order; follow: Winter succeeds autumn.
2. To come after and take the place of: The heir succeeded the king.

[Middle English succeden, from Old French succeder, from Latin succēdere : sub-, near; see sub- + cēdere, to go; see ked- in Indo-European roots.]

suc·ce′dent (sək-sēd′nt) adj.
suc·ceed′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.succeeding - coming after or following
subsequent - following in time or order; "subsequent developments"
preceding - existing or coming before
2.succeeding - (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving; "our next president"
incoming - arriving at a place or position; "incoming class"; "incoming mail"
Translations

succeeding

[səkˈsiːdɪŋ] ADJsucesivo
each succeeding year brought further tribulationscada año sucesivo trajo más tribulaciones
in succeeding chaptersen capítulos sucesivos
on two/three succeeding Saturdaysdos/tres sábados seguidos
succeeding generationsgeneraciones sucesivas

succeeding

[səkˈsiːdɪŋ] adjsuivant(e)
succeeding generations → les générations suivantes

succeeding

adjfolgend; succeeding generationsspätere or nachfolgende Generationen pl

succeeding

[səkˈsiːdɪŋ] adj (following, in past) → successivo/a, seguente; (in future) → futuro/a
succeeding generations → generazioni fpl future
each succeeding year brought ... → ogni anno che passava recava...
each succeeding year will bring further wealth → con ogni anno che passa aumenterà la ricchezza
References in classic literature ?
Pickwick, trying to get up an awful frown and only succeeding in producing an amiable smile.
A few succeeding days were passed amid the privations, the uproar, and the dangers of the siege, which was vigorously pressed by a power, against whose approaches Munro possessed no competent means of resistance.
How could the born, lady the recluse of half a lifetime, utterly unpractised in the world, at sixty years of age,--how could she ever dream of succeeding, when the hard, vulgar, keen, busy, hackneyed New England woman had lost five dollars on her little outlay
Had you followed Captain Ahab down into his cabin after the squall that took place on the night succeeding that wild ratification of his purpose with his crew, you would have seen him go to a locker in the transom, and bringing out a large wrinkled roll of yellowish sea charts, spread them before him on his screwed-down table.
Shelby's dread of his succeeding in recapturing Eliza and her child, and of course the greater her motive for detaining him by every female artifice.
I spotted his progress on the succeeding day in the same way.
These dogs had a rather dry time of it; for they were tied to the benches and had no amusement for an hour or two at a time except what they could get out of pawing at the gnats, or trying to sleep and not succeeding.
Percy Driscoll had worn himself out in trying to save his great speculative landed estate, and had died without succeeding.
He had many a time heard of this thing succeeding but never of its failing before.
Then Miss Maxwell would come back from her class, and there would be a precious half hour of chat before Rebecca had to meet Emma Jane at the station and take the train for Riverboro, where her Saturdays and Sundays were spent, and where she was washed, ironed, mended, and examined, approved and reproved, warned and advised in quite sufficient quantity to last her the succeeding week.
He had received a good education, but, on succeeding early in life to a small independence, had become indisposed for any of the more homely pursuits in which his brothers were engaged, and had satisfied an active, cheerful mind and social temper by entering into the militia of his county, then embodied.
The youthful infatuation of nineteen would naturally blind him to every thing but her beauty and good nature; but the four succeeding years--years, which if rationally spent, give such improvement to the understanding, must have opened his eyes to her defects of education, while the same period of time, spent on her side in inferior society and more frivolous pursuits, had perhaps robbed her of that simplicity which might once have given an interesting character to her beauty.