succeeding

Definitions of succeeding
  1. adjective
    coming after or following
    Synonyms:
    subsequent
    following in time or order
    back-to-back, consecutive
    one after the other
    ensuing
    following immediately and as a result of what went before
    following, undermentioned
    about to be mentioned or specified
    following, next
    immediately following in time or order
    in line
    being next in a line of succession
    postmortem
    after death or after an event
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    Antonyms:
    preceding
    existing or coming before
    antecedent
    preceding in time or order
    above
    appearing earlier in the same text
    above-mentioned, above-named
    mentioned or named earlier in the same text
    foregoing
    especially of writing or speech; going before
    introductory, prefatorial, prefatory
    serving as an introduction or preface
    precedent
    preceding in time, order, or significance
    premedical
    preceding and preparing for the study of medicine
    preparative, preparatory, propaedeutic
    preceding and preparing for something
    old, previous
    just preceding something else in time or order
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  2. adjective
    (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving
    synonyms: future, next
    incoming
    arriving at a place or position
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