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SUCCEEDING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does succeeding mean? 

SUCCEEDING (adjective)
  The adjective SUCCEEDING has 2 senses:

1. coming after or following
2. (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving

  Familiarity information: SUCCEEDING used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SUCCEEDING (adjective)


Sense 1succeeding [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Coming after or following

Similar:

following; undermentioned (about to be mentioned or specified)

postmortem (after death or after an event)

back-to-back; consecutive (one after the other)

ensuing (following immediately and as a result of what went before)

in line (being next in a line of succession)

following; next (immediately following in time or order)

Also:

subsequent (following in time or order)

Attribute:

timing (the time when something happens)

temporal relation (a relation involving time)

Antonym:

preceding (existing or coming before)


Sense 2succeeding [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(of elected officers) elected but not yet serving

Synonyms:

next; succeeding; future

Context example:

our next president

Similar:

incoming (arriving at a place or position)


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