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.
No blue and white smoke billowed out at the appointment of a new Chief Rabbi, to succeed Lord Jonathan Sacks, last December.
On Thursday, Garcetti ruled himself out of the race to succeed Boxer.
Some months back, he had formed the plan which he thought most likely to succeed.
I strive to be useful to my fellow-creatures, and am happy if I succeed.
The most diabolical nightmare may succeed a most delightful romance.
I endeavoured to obtain sight of him, but he was so wrapped and clothed that I did not succeed.
It may take him longer than he wants, but he will succeed, you may be sure of that.
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).