Suceder in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
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impersonal verb
1. to happen (ocurrir)
  • suceda lo que suceda whatever happens
transitive verb
2. to succeed (sustituir) (en in)
intransitive verb
3. (venir después)
  • suceder a to come after, to follow
  • a la guerra sucedieron años muy tristes the war was followed by years of misery
intransitive verb
1 (ocurrir) to happen
pues sucede que no vamos well it (so) happens we're not going; no le había sucedido eso nunca that had never happened to him before; suceda lo que suceda come what may; whatever happens; ¿qué sucede? what's going on?; lo que sucede es que ... the fact o the trouble is that ...; llevar algo por lo que pueda suceder to take sth just in case; lo más que puede suceder es que ... the worst that can happen is that ...; lo mismo sucede con este que con el otro it's the same with this one as it is with the other
2 (seguir)
suceder a algo to follow sth; al otoño sucede el invierno winter follows autumn; a este cuarto sucede otro mayor a larger room leads off this one; a larger room lies beyond this one
transitive verb
[+persona] to succeed
suceder a algn en un puesto to succeed sb in a post
suceder al trono
si muere, ¿quién la sucederá? if she dies, who will succeed?
pronominal verb
sucederse to follow one another
Verb Conjugations for suceder
Gerund: sucediendo
Participle: sucedido
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