Definitions for successivesəkˈsɛs ɪv

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. consecutive, sequent, sequential, serial, successive(adj)

    in regular succession without gaps

    "serial concerts"

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  1. successive(Adjective)

    Coming one after the other in a series.

    They had won the title for five successive years.

  2. successive(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to a succession.

  3. Origin: succedere, to succeed in

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Successive(adj)

    following in order or in uninterrupted course; coming after without interruption or interval; following one after another in a line or series; consecutive; as, the successive revolution of years; the successive kings of Egypt; successive strokes of a hammer

  2. Successive(adj)

    having or giving the right of succeeding to an inheritance; inherited by succession; hereditary; as, a successive title; a successive empire

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. successif. See Succeed.]

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'successive' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4653

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'successive' in Adjectives Frequency: #639


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