[ suhk-see-ding ]
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  1. being that which follows; subsequent; ensuing: laws to benefit succeeding generations.

Origin of succeeding

First recorded in 1555–65; succeed + -ing1

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Other words from succeeding

  • suc·ceed·ing·ly, adverb
  • un·suc·ceed·ing, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use succeeding in a sentence

  • So we gave him two glasses of lemonade succeedingly, and thanked him for giving us the idea.

    The Wouldbegoods | E. Nesbit