What does successive mean?

Definitions for successivesəkˈsɛs ɪv

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word successive.

Princeton's WordNet

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

    in regular succession without gaps

    "serial concerts"

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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.]

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

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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Finance Minister Henri Yav Mulang:

    I already instructed the central bank to begin to pay (the reimbursements) in successive tranches.

  2. Christian Maggio:

    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.

  3. The IEA:

    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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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