Definitions of "succeed"
  1. Holding the same position or office after someone else
  2. Accepting something in sequence or order
  3. To step into an estate's responsibility, including rights and obligations, formerly held by a decedent
  4. Following something else directly in a sequence
  5. To assume the role or position of someone else, specifically as an heir or an appointed successor
How to use "succeed" in a sentence
  1. After the president resigned, the vice president was expected to succeed.
  2. When the estate's owner passed away, her youngest daughter was chosen to succeed.
  3. The newly appointed CEO will succeed after his predecessor's term ends next month.

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