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Translation of "succeed" - English-Spanish dictionary

succeed

verb /səkˈsiːd/
to manage to do what one is trying to do; to achieve one’s aim or purpose conseguir; triunfar, tener éxito (en) He succeeded in persuading her to do it He’s happy to have succeeded in his chosen career She tried three times to pass her driving-test, and at last succeeded Our new teaching methods seem to be succeeding. to follow next in order, and take the place of someone or something else suceder; sucederse He succeeded his father as manager of the firm / as king The cold summer was succeeded by a stormy autumn If the duke has no children, who will succeed to (= inherit) his property? success /səkˈses/ noun (the prosperity gained by) the achievement of an aim or purpose éxito He has achieved great success as an actor / in his career. a person or thing that succeeds or prospers éxito, persona que tiene éxito She’s a great success as a teacher. successful /-ˈses-/ adjective (opposite unsuccessful) having success afortunado; exitoso; fructuoso Were you successful in finding a new house? The successful applicant for this job will be required to start work next month a successful career. successfully adverb con éxito She successfully completed the task. succession /səkˈseʃən/ noun the right of succeeding to a throne as king, to a title etc sucesión The Princess is fifth in (order of) succession (to the throne). a number of things following after one another sucesión a succession of bad harvests. the act or process of following and taking the place of someone or something else sucesión his succession to the throne. successive /səkˈsesiv/ adjective following one after the other sucesivo He won three successive matches. successively /-ˈsesiv-/ adverb sucesivamente Estimates for building the new railway have become successively inflated. successor /-ˈse-/ noun a person who follows, and take the place of another sucesor Who will be appointed as the manager’s successor? in succession one after another seguido, sucesivo five wet days in succession.
(Definition of succeed from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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