1 follow, come after, supervene:
The end of the war in the Pacific succeeded the surrender in Europe.
2 be successor (to), follow, be heir (to), replace, take the place of, inherit or take over from:
Elizabeth I succeeded Mary in 1558.
3 Often, succeed in or at. make good, thrive, prosper, flourish, be a success, be successful, progress, advance, get ahead or on, attain or gain or achieve success, win, triumph, Colloq make it, arrive, get to the top:
Has she succeeded in persuading you to sing? He always wanted to make a lot of money and now he has succeeded. They have succeeded at whatever they have tried.