Related formssuc·ceed·ing·ly, adverbun·suc·ceed·ing, adjective
Definition for succeeding (2 of 2)
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of succeed
SYNONYMS FOR succeed
Related formssuc·ceed·a·ble, adjectivesuc·ceed·er, nounun·suc·ceed·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for succeeding
Pentagon leaders agree to a person that the U.S. war against ISIS is succeeding.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War|Nancy A. Youssef|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Succeeding beyond expectations, AIG actually managed to pay them back in full and provide them with a $23 billion profit by 2012.Remember the $182 Billion AIG Bailout? It Just Wasn’t Generous Enough|Daniel Gross|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the other hand, “Booty” is an example of Lopez venturing into the campier arenas of pop music and succeeding.Jennifer Lopez’s ‘A.K.A.’ Is Terrible. What Happened to Her Music?|Kevin Fallon|June 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One guy is trying (and, sort of, succeeding) at turning this into an Airplane joke.Most Creative ‘Net Neutrality’ Comments on the FCC Website|Abby Haglage|June 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Both are tremendously talented, smart leaders who have built careers failing, adapting, and then succeeding.
The ancient city presented a strange and desolate appearance on the succeeding morning, in the neighbourhood of the public square.The Cavaliers of Virginia, vol. 1 of 2|William A. Caruthers
Of China as much was written as had been learned by succeeding generations down practically to our own time.The Thirteenth|James J. Walsh
At one time it seemed that Bismarck was on the point of succeeding in it.
Now the succeeding editions of this great work narrate a somewhat similar story, in a somewhat similar manner.Leading Articles on Various Subjects|Hugh Miller
During the succeeding week the entire army of the foe was allowed to land in England, and were immediately victorious.