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Definitions for successive
səkˈsɛs ɪvsuc·ces·sive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. consecutive, sequent, sequential, serial, successiveadjective

    in regular succession without gaps

    "serial concerts"

Wiktionary

  1. successiveadjective

    Coming one after the other in a series.

    They had won the title for five successive years.

    Etymology: succedere, to succeed in

  2. successiveadjective

    Of, or relating to a succession.

    Etymology: succedere, to succeed in

Webster Dictionary

  1. Successiveadjective

    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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. successif. See Succeed.]

  2. Successiveadjective

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. successif. See Succeed.]

British National Corpus

  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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of successive in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of successive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of successive in a Sentence

  1. Anthony Scott:

    Now that Michael Slager has pleaded guilty to a willful violation, admitted the facts we set out to prove and waived the right to appeal Michael Slager conviction, a successive prosecution by the State is not necessary.

  2. Charles Peguy:

    The honest man must be a perpetual renegade, the life of an honest man a perpetual infidelity. For the man who wishes to remain faithful must take himself perpetually unfaithful to all the continual, successive, indefatigable, renascent errors.

  3. Nguyen Phu Trong:

    But because, I think, of the efforts of leaders in both parties here in the United States as well as the leadership in Vietnam over successive years, what we've seen is the emergence of a constructive relationship that is based on mutual respect and that has benefited the peoples of both countries. what is important is former enemies transformed to partners.

  4. Secretary Alex Azar:

    For 15 years now, this country has had a massive effort at the federal, state and local level of preparedness for pandemic, we knew about SARS, we knew about MERS, which were earlier modifications of the coronavirus. None of those achieved anything like what we are seeing today. But that is why four successive presidencies, including the leadership of President President Donald Trump, there has been a great focus on pandemic preparedness.

  5. Turner:

    As successive terminal moraines result form successive glaciations, so each frontier leaves its traces behind it, and when it becomes a settled area the region still partakes of the frontier characteristics. Thus the advance of the frontier has meant a steady movement away from the influence of Europe, a steady growth of independence on American lines.”

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