succeed
verb
  1. to do well, to be profitable

    Examples
  2. to do what was planned

    Examples
    • She succeeded in passing her computing test.

    • They succeeded in putting their rivals out of business.

  3. to take over from someone in a post

    Example

    Mr Smith was succeeded as chairman by Mrs Jones.

    Usage
    to succeed to a property
    to become the owner of a property by inheriting it from someone who has died
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