Wednesday, February 15, 2012


Succeed: to happen or terminate according to desire; turn out successfully; have the desired result; to thrive, prosper, grow, or the like; to accomplish what is attempted or intended; to attain success in some popularly recognized form, as wealth or standing; to follow or replace another by descent, election, appointment, etc. (often followed by to ).

Synonym: ensue, follow, inherit, flourish, gain, hit, prevail, prosper.

Example: The class voted him the one most likely to succeed.

Usage in Sentence: Succeed in, not at.

Don’t say: I hope he’ll succeed at his work.

ΓΌ Say: I hope he’ll succeed in his work.

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