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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. coming after or following;

2. (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving;
- Example: "our next president"
[syn: future(a), next, succeeding(a)]


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. [1913 Webster] As he saw him nigh succeed. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To fall heir to; to inherit. [Obs. & R.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To come after; to be subsequent or consequent to; to follow; to pursue. [1913 Webster] Destructive effects . . . succeeded the curse. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] 4. To support; to prosper; to promote. [R.] [1913 Webster] Succeed my wish and second my design. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Succeeding \Suc*ceed"ing\, n. The act of one who, or that which, succeeds; also, that which succeeds, or follows after; consequence. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

succeeding adj 1: coming after or following [ant: preceding(a)] 2: (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving; "our next president" [syn: future(a), next, succeeding(a)]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

39 Moby Thesaurus words for "succeeding": after, appendant, assured of success, attendant, cadet, coming, consecutive, consequent, crowned with success, ensuing, following, fortunate, junior, later, lineal, made, next, on the up-and-up, on top, out in front, posterior, postpositional, postpositive, prosperous, proximate, puisne, sequacious, sequent, sequential, serial, subsequent, successful, successional, successive, suffixed, surefire, trailing, triumphant, younger