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1. (v. t.) To follow in order; to come next after\; hence, to take the place of; as, the king's eldest son succeeds his father on the throne; autumn succeeds summer.

2. (v. t.) To fall heir to; to inherit.

3. (v. t.) To come after; to be subsequent or consequent to; to follow; to pursue.

4. (v. t.) To support; to prosper; to promote.

5. (v. i.) To come in the place of another person, thing, or event; to come next in the usual, natural, or prescribed course of things; to follow; hence, to come next in the possession of anything; -- often with to.

6. (v. i.) Specifically: To ascend the throne after the removal the death of the occupant.

7. (v. i.) To descend, as an estate or an heirloom, in the same family; to devolve.

8. (v. i.) To obtain the object desired; to accomplish what is attempted or intended; to have a prosperous issue or termination; to be successful; as, he succeeded in his plans; his plans succeeded.

9. (v. i.) To go under cover.

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