Winter succeeds autumn.
The heir succeeded the king.
An example of succeed is to complete a triathlon.
An example of succeed is to be the second person in line.
To succeed in persuading someone.
To succeed in business.
A plan that succeeded.
The king's eldest son succeeds his father on the throne.
Autumn succeeds summer.
Origin of succeed
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French succeder, from Latin succedere (“to go under, go from under, come under, approach, follow, take the place of, receive by succession, prosper, be successful")