consecutive, sequent, sequential, serial, successive(adj)
in regular succession without gaps
Coming one after the other in a series.
They had won the title for five successive years.
Of, or relating to a succession.
Origin: succedere, to succeed in
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
having or giving the right of succeeding to an inheritance; inherited by succession; hereditary; as, a successive title; a successive empire
Origin: [Cf. F. successif. See Succeed.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'successive' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4653
Rank popularity for the word 'successive' in Adjectives Frequency: #639
The numerical value of successive in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of successive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I already instructed the central bank to begin to pay (the reimbursements) in successive tranches.
Our house call is that rates will stay unchanged, although the Fed will try to keep live the possibility that they may pull the trigger at any successive meeting.
We conclude that the oil market faces the prospect of a third successive year when supply will exceed demand by 1 million bpd and there will be enormous strain on the ability of the oil system to absorb it efficiently.
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.
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.
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