succeed Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "succeed" - Business English Dictionary

See all translations

succeed

verb
 
 
/səkˈsiːd/
[I] if you succeed, you achieve something that you have been trying to do or get, and if a plan or a piece of work succeeds, it has the results that you wanted: succeed in sth He is determined to succeed in the property market.succeed in doing sth The new exchange rate succeeded in bringing inflation down.
[T] to take an official job or position after someone else: succeed sb as sth Karl Smith will succeed him as chief executive.
(Definition of succeed from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of succeed?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “succeed” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
lap

to go past someone in a race who has been round the track one less time than you

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More