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 for Succeeded
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Succeed \Suc*ceed"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Succeeded; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Succeeding.] [L. succedere, successum; sub under +
     cedere to go, to go along, approach, follow, succeed: cf. F.
     succ['e]der. See Cede, and cf. Success.]
     1. To follow in order; to come next after; hence, to take the
        place of; as, the king's eldest son succeeds his father on
        the throne; autumn succeeds summer.
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              As he saw him nigh succeed.           --Spenser.
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     2. To fall heir to; to inherit. [Obs. & R.] --Shak.
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     3. To come after; to be subsequent or consequent to; to
        follow; to pursue.
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              Destructive effects . . . succeeded the curse. --Sir
                                                    T. Browne.
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     4. To support; to prosper; to promote. [R.]
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              Succeed my wish and second my design. --Dryden.
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