succeeding

[suh k-see-ding]

adjective

being that which follows; subsequent; ensuing: laws to benefit succeeding generations.

Nearby words

  1. succah,
  2. succedaneum,
  3. succedent,
  4. succedent house,
  5. succeed,
  6. succentor,
  7. success,
  8. success story,
  9. successful,
  10. successfully

Origin of succeeding

First recorded in 1555–65; succeed + -ing1

Related formssuc·ceed·ing·ly, adverbun·suc·ceed·ing, adjective

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