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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Succeed  \Suc*ceed"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Succeeded};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Succeeding}.]  [L.  succedere  successum  sub  under  + 
  cedere  to  go  to  go  along  approach,  follow  succeed:  cf  F. 
  succ['e]der.  See  {Cede},  and  cf  {Success}.] 
  1.  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. 
 
  As  he  saw  him  nigh  succeed.  --Spenser. 
 
  2.  To  fall  heir  to  to  inherit.  [Obs.  &  R.]  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  come  after  to  be  subsequent  or  consequent  to  to 
  follow  to  pursue. 
 
  Destructive  effects  .  .  .  succeeded  the  curse.  --Sir 
  T.  Browne. 
 
  4.  To  support;  to  prosper;  to  promote.  [R.] 
 
  Succeed  my  wish  and  second  my  design.  --Dryden. 




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