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Succeeding vs. Success

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Succeedingadjective

Following, next in order.

Successnoun

(obsolete) Something which happens as a consequence; the outcome or result.

Succeedingnoun

success

Successnoun

The achievement of one's aim or goal.

‘His third attempt to pass the entrance exam was a success.’;

Succeedingnoun

The act of one who, or that which, succeeds; also, that which succeeds, or follows after; consequence.

Successnoun

(business) Financial profitability.

‘Don't let success go to your head.’;

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Succeedingadjective

coming after or following

Successnoun

One who, or that which, achieves assumed goals.

‘Scholastically, he was a success.’; ‘The new range of toys has been a resounding success.’;

Succeedingadjective

(of elected officers) elected but not yet serving;

‘our next president’;

Successnoun

The fact of getting or achieving wealth, respect, or fame.

‘She is country music's most recent success.’;

Successnoun

Act of succeeding; succession.

‘Then all the sons of these five brethren reignedBy due success.’;

Successnoun

That which comes after; hence, consequence, issue, or result, of an endeavor or undertaking, whether good or bad; the outcome of effort.

‘Men . . . that are like to do that, that is committed to them, and to report back again faithfully the success.’; ‘Perplexed and troubled at his bad successThe tempter stood.’;

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Successnoun

The favorable or prosperous termination of anything attempted; the attainment of a proposed object; prosperous issue.

‘Dream of success and happy victory!’; ‘Or teach with more success her sonThe vices of the time to shun.’; ‘Military successes, above all others, elevate the minds of a people.’;

Successnoun

That which meets with, or one who accomplishes, favorable results, as a play or a player.

Successnoun

an event that accomplishes its intended purpose;

‘let's call heads a success and tails a failure’; ‘the election was a remarkable success for Republicans’;

Successnoun

an attainment that is successful;

‘his success in the marathon was unexpected’; ‘his new play was a great success’;

Successnoun

a state of prosperity or fame;

‘he is enjoying great success’; ‘he does not consider wealth synonymous with success’;

Successnoun

a person with a record of successes;

‘his son would never be the achiever that his father was’; ‘only winners need apply’; ‘if you want to be a success you have to dress like a success’;

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Successnoun

the accomplishment of an aim or purpose

‘the president had some success in restoring confidence’;

Successnoun

the attainment of fame, wealth, or social status

‘the success of his play’;

Successnoun

a person or thing that achieves desired aims or attains fame, wealth, etc.

‘to judge from league tables, the school is a success’; ‘I must make a success of my business’;

Successnoun

the good or bad outcome of an undertaking

‘the good or ill success of their maritime enterprises’;

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