Antonyms of verb succeed

2 senses of succeed

Sense 1
succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods -- (attain success or reach a desired goal; "The enterprise succeeded"; "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won")
       Antonym of fail (Sense 2)
      => fail, go wrong, miscarry -- (be unsuccessful; "Where do today's public schools fail?"; "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably")

Sense 2
succeed, come after, follow -- (be the successor (of); "Carter followed Ford"; "Will Charles succeed to the throne?")
       Antonym of precede (Sense 3)
      => precede, come before -- (be the predecessor of; "Bill preceded John in the long line of Susan's husbands")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb succeed

2 senses of succeed

Sense 1
succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods -- (attain success or reach a desired goal; "The enterprise succeeded"; "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won")

Sense 2
succeed, come after, follow -- (be the successor (of); "Carter followed Ford"; "Will Charles succeed to the throne?")

Antonyms of adj succeeding

2 senses of succeeding

Sense 1
succeeding (prenominal) (vs. preceding) -- (coming after or following)

preceding(prenominal) (vs. succeeding) -- (existing or coming before)
        => above -- (appearing earlier in the same text; "flaws in the above interpretation")
        => above-mentioned, above-named -- (mentioned or named earlier in the same text)
        => foregoing (prenominal) -- (especially of writing or speech; going before)
        => introductory, prefatorial, prefatory -- (serving as an introduction or preface)
        => precedent -- (preceding in time, order, or significance)
        => premedical -- (preceding and preparing for the study of medicine; "premedical courses")
        => preparatory, preparative, propaedeutic -- (preceding and preparing for something; "preparatory steps")
        => previous (prenominal), old -- (just preceding something else in time or order; "the previous owner"; "my old house was larger")

Sense 2
future (prenominal), next, succeeding (prenominal) -- ((of elected officers) elected but not yet serving; "our next president")

INDIRECT (VIA incoming) -> outgoing -- (leaving a place or a position; "an outgoing steamship")

Similarity of adj succeeding

2 senses of succeeding

Sense 1
succeeding (prenominal) (vs. preceding) -- (coming after or following)
       => back-to-back, consecutive -- (one after the other; "back-to-back home runs")
       => ensuing -- (following immediately and as a result of what went before; "ensuing events confirmed the prediction")
       => following (prenominal), undermentioned -- (about to be mentioned or specified; "the following items")
       => following, next -- (immediately following in time or order; "the following day"; "next in line"; "the next president"; "the next item on the list")
       => in line -- (being next in a line of succession; "he was in line for the presidency")
       => postmortem -- (after death or after an event; "a postmortem examination to determine the cause of death"; "the postmortem discussion of the President's TV address")
          Also See-> subsequent#1

Sense 2
future (prenominal), next, succeeding (prenominal) -- ((of elected officers) elected but not yet serving; "our next president")
       => incoming (vs. outgoing) -- (arriving at a place or position; "incoming class"; "incoming mail")

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