If we succeed, we will become different people in the process.
He will succeed Rudy DeLeon, who served as Deputy Secretary of Defense in the Clinton administration.
Lamont will do what he can to help—and hope that Sestak might succeed where he could not.
late 14c., "come next after, take the place of another," from Old French succeder (14c.), from Latin succedere "come after, go near to," from sub "next to, after" (see sub-) + cedere "go, move" (see cede). Meaning "to continue, endure" is from early 15c. The sense of "turn out well, have a favorable result" is first recorded late 15c., with ellipsis of adverb (succeed well).