Meaning of “succeed” - Learner’s Dictionary

succeed

verb uk us /səkˈsiːd/
ACHIEVE [ I ]

B1 to achieve what you are trying to achieve:

She has the skill and determination to succeed.
[ + in + doing sth ] He has finally succeeded in passing his exams.
TAKE POSITION [ T ]

to take an official job or position after someone else:

The Queen was succeeded by her eldest son when she died.

(Definition of “succeed” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)