Correct spelling, explanation: succeed is a verb of a Latin origin as it comes from the form succedere, which could be translated as come close after and derives from two other Latin forms – sub, which meant close to, and cedere, which meant to go. Succeed also appeared in Old French, in the form succeder, and finally, in the Middle Ages, succeed entered English too.
Definition of succeed:
1. verb – to achieve what you wanted,
If you want to succeed, you need to work hard, there isn’t another way.
2. verb – to take an official position after someone else,
He hopes to succeed his father as the manager of the company one day.
Collocations with succeed:
A few common collocations with succeed include: be determined to succeed, academically succeed, and unlikely to succeed.
John spends long hours in the library every day as he is determined to succeed as a lawyer.
If you want to academically succeed, you need to practice your memory as much as possible.
I know Bill is talented, but he hardly does any work so he’s unlikely to succeed.
Incorrect spelling, explanation: succeed is a verb, but a lot of English users confuse it with another word, which is success. They think that the latter form is not only a noun but is also a verb and because of that, a common mistake is a form
successed. This is wrong, though, as success functions only as a noun while succeed is a verb.
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