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Succede vs. Succeed: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Sara Rehman || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on December 11, 2023
"Succeede" is an incorrect spelling; the correct spelling is "succeed." Succeed refers to achieve the desired aim or result.

Which is correct: Succede or Succeed

How to spell Succeed?

Succede is Incorrect

Succeed is Correct

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Key Differences

Remember that 'succeed' has double 'c' and 'e', unlike 'succeede'.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 11, 2023
Break it as 'suc-ceed', highlighting the double 'c' and 'e'.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 11, 2023
Envision the word 'success' and then add 'ed', keeping the double 'c' and 'e' from 'success'.
Sara Rehman
Dec 11, 2023
Associate 'succeed' with words like 'proceed' and 'exceed', which also have double 'c' and 'e'.
Janet White
Dec 11, 2023
'Succeed' rhymes with 'need', both having double 'e'.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 11, 2023
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Succeed Definitions

Succeed means to achieve the desired aim or result.
She worked hard to succeed in her career.
Janet White
Nov 23, 2023
Succeed can imply coming after another in an office or position.
He is next in line to succeed the current president.
Harlon Moss
Nov 23, 2023
Succeed can refer to achieving success in a business or personal endeavor.
He hoped to succeed in his new business venture.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 23, 2023
It also means to follow after something or someone.
She will succeed her father as the company's CEO.
Harlon Moss
Nov 23, 2023
In broader terms, succeed can mean to turn out well or prosper.
Their project is expected to succeed due to thorough planning.
Sara Rehman
Nov 23, 2023
To come next in time or order
She fell sick, and what succeeded was an outpouring of concern from her fans.
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 23, 2023
To replace another in office or position
The prince succeeded to the throne.
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 23, 2023
To accomplish something desired or intended
"Success is counted sweetest / By those who ne'er succeed" (Emily Dickinson).
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 23, 2023

FAQs

What is the verb form of succeed?

Succeed itself is a verb.
Sara Rehman
Dec 11, 2023

What is the root word of succeed?

The root word is Latin 'succedere'.
Harlon Moss
Dec 11, 2023

What is the pronunciation of succeed?

Succeed is pronounced as /səkˈsiːd/.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 11, 2023

Why is it called succeed?

It's called succeed because it comes from Latin 'succedere', meaning 'come close after'.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 11, 2023

Which vowel is used before succeed?

Typically, 'a' or 'the', as in "a succeed" or "the succeed".
Harlon Moss
Dec 11, 2023

What is the singular form of succeed?

Succeed is the singular form.
Harlon Moss
Dec 11, 2023

Which preposition is used with succeed?

"In" is commonly used, as in "succeed in".
Janet White
Dec 11, 2023

Is succeed an abstract noun?

No, succeed is a verb, not a noun.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 11, 2023

What is the plural form of succeed?

There is no plural form; succeed is a verb.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 11, 2023

Which conjunction is used with succeed?

"And" is often used, as in "work hard and succeed".
Aimie Carlson
Dec 11, 2023

Is succeed a noun or adjective?

Succeed is a verb.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 11, 2023

Which determiner is used with succeed?

Determiners like "the", "a", or "this" can be used with succeed.
Harlon Moss
Dec 11, 2023

Is succeed a countable noun?

Succeed is not a noun; it is a verb.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 11, 2023

Is succeed a collective noun?

No, it is not a collective noun.
Janet White
Dec 11, 2023

Is the word succeed imperative?

It can be used in an imperative form, like "Succeed in your goals".
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 11, 2023

Which article is used with succeed?

The indefinite article "a" or the definite article "the".
Janet White
Dec 11, 2023

Is succeed an adverb?

No, it is not an adverb.
Janet White
Dec 11, 2023

What part of speech is succeed?

Succeed is a verb.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 11, 2023

What is the first form of succeed?

The first form is "succeed".
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 11, 2023

Is succeed a negative or positive word?

It is generally considered a positive word.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 11, 2023

What is the second form of succeed?

The second form is "succeeded".
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 11, 2023

What is the third form of succeed?

The third form is also "succeeded".
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 11, 2023

Is succeed a vowel or consonant?

The word starts with the consonant 's'.
Harlon Moss
Dec 11, 2023

Is the succeed term a metaphor?

It can be used metaphorically in some contexts.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 11, 2023

How many syllables are in succeed?

There are two syllables in succeed.
Harlon Moss
Dec 11, 2023

How do we divide succeed into syllables?

Succeed is divided as suc-ceed.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 11, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in succeed?

The stressed syllable is 'ceed' in succeed.
Janet White
Dec 11, 2023

What is another term for succeed?

Another term could be "triumph" or "prosper".
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 11, 2023

What is the opposite of succeed?

The opposite could be "fail" or "falter".
Aimie Carlson
Dec 11, 2023

How is succeed used in a sentence?

Example: "They hope to succeed in their new venture."
Aimie Carlson
Dec 11, 2023
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