Student Thesaurus

One entry found for succeed.
Entry Word: succeed
Function: verb
Text: 1 to turn out as planned or desired <the advertising campaign that finally succeeded used humor to sell the product>
Synonyms click, deliver, go over, pan out, work out
Related Words catch on; flourish, prosper, thrive
Phrases catch fire
Near Antonyms languish; flounder, struggle; decline, slip, slump, wane
Antonyms collapse, fail, flop, flunk, fold, wash out
2 to reach a desired level of accomplishment <if you want to succeed in show business, you have to feel comfortable in front of an audience>
Synonyms flourish, prosper, thrive
Related Words prevail, triumph, win
Phrases get ahead, make good, make it
Near Antonyms flounder, struggle
Antonyms fail
3 to come after in time <only the results on election day will tell who will succeed the current president> -- see FOLLOW 1