# Definition:Succeed/Also known as

The statement $b$ succeeds $a$ can be expressed as $b$ is a succcessor of $a$.
When the underlying set $S$ of the ordered set $\left({S, \leqslant}\right)$ is one of the sets of numbers $\N$, $\Z$, $\Q$, $\R$ or a subset, the term is greater than or equal to is usually used instead of succeeds.