Definition of succeeding:
sequent, in the course of time, beyond, since, win, following, successional, subsequent, in time, back-to-back, in line, succeed, postmortem, ensuing, bring home the bacon, apres-ski, sequential, undermentioned, consecutive, straight, deliver the goods, come through, future, incoming, subsequently, next, successive, coming, after.
ensuing (part of speech: adjective)
- following after,
- next in order
- following (part of speech: verb)
- dominating (part of speech: verb)
- prospering (part of speech: verb)
- succeeding (part of speech: verb)
- sequencing (part of speech: verb)
- "Boating", W. B. Woodgate Commentator: Harvey Mason.
- "Shirley", Charlotte Brontë.
He could not tolerate the idea of succeeding Gerald in his own person, but still he found it very disagreeable to consent to the thought that Huxtable should replace him- Huxtable, who was a good fellow enough, but of whom Frank Wentworth thought, as men generally think of their brothers- in- law, with a half- impatient, half- contemptuous wonder what Mary could ever have seen in so commonplace a man.- "The Perpetual Curate", Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant.