Many words in English are based on the same root words, and knowing what these mean can help us with spelling.
The suffixes -cede and -ceed both come from a Latin word meaning 'to go' or 'to give way'.
I read Chapter 3 but I didn't understand it because I hadn't read the preceding chapters.
Queen Elizabeth II succeeded her father as monarch of the United Kingdom.
These days it is more often used with the meaning of 'to go well'.