succeed to

succeed to (something)

To take over some title, throne, or position in place of someone else as designated by the political, royal, or corporate hierarchy. The first-born son of the queen is expected to succeed to the throne upon her death. So far in the country's history, only eight people have ever succeeded to the presidency through the death or resignation of their predecessors.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

succeed to something

to fall heir to something; to take something over. Carl will succeed to the throne when he is of age. Mary succeeded to the throne at the age of three months.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

succeed to

To replace another in some office or position: The princess succeeded to the throne after her father's death and became queen.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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I highly recommend Pitch Like A Girl: How A Woman Can Be Herself And Still Succeed to both men and women who want to improve their pitching skills.
Liossatos el al, following the death of the rent controlled prime tenant, the decedent's nephew came forward, asserting that he was in occupancy of the apartment and was entitled to succeed to the rent controlled tenancy.
Rashford found that "there is no question that [the nephew] has not occupied the premises the required two years prior to the death of [the prime tenant]." Therefore, as a matter of law, the nephew had no entitlement to succeed to the former rent controlled tenancy.
Both the Bankruptcy Code and the Internal Revenue Code provide for the bankruptcy estate to succeed to certain of the debtor's tax attributes.
Antonelli Jr., that a bankruptcy estate did not succeed to an individual debtor's passive activity losses and credits, because there were no regulations under Sec.
1.1398-1(c), providing that a bankruptcy estate does succeed to the unused passive activity losses and credits of an individual debtor in a Chapter 7 or Chapter 1 1 case; the proposed rules also offer parallel treatment for losses suspended under the at-risk rules.
1398(g) provides that a bankruptcy estate will succeed to and take into account certain attributes, including net operating loss carryovers under Sec.
1398(g) list by issuing regulations (evidenced by recently issued proposed regulations that would allow an individual debtor's unused passive activity losses and credits to succeed to a bankruptcy estate), it is clear that the list of tax attributes to which a bankruptcy estate may succeed is meant to be exclusive.
1398(g)(1) through (8) provide that the estate will succeed to a specific list of the debtor's tax attributes, including: * Net operating losses.