Definitions for successively
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successively, in turnadverb
in proper order or sequence
"talked to each child in turn"; "the stable became in turn a chapel and then a movie theater"
In a serial or successive manner; one following another.
December 20, 1787 My last to you was of Oct. 8 by the Count de Moustier. Yours of July 18. Sep. 6. & Oct. 24. have been successively received, yesterday, the day before & three or four days before that. Thomas Jefferson, letter to James Madison.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
In uninterrupted order; one after another.
Etymology: successivement, Fr. from successive.
Three sons he left,
All which successively by turns did reign. Fairy Queen.
Is it upon record? or else reported
Successively from age to age? William Shakespeare, Richard III.
That king left only by his six wives three children, who reigned successively, and died childless. Francis Bacon.
We that measure times by first and last,
The sight of things successively do take,
When God on all at once his view doth cast,
And of all times doth but one instant make. Davies.
I inclined the paper to the rays very obliquely, that the most refrangible rays might be more copiously reflected than the rest, and the whiteness at length changed successively into blue, indigo, and violet. Isaac Newton, Opt.
No such motion of the same atom can be all of it existent at once: it must needs be made gradually and successively, both as to place and time, seeing that body cannot at the same instant be in more places than one. Richard Bentley, Sermons.
Successively refers to happening or done one after another, continuously, in a sequence, consecutively, or in a specific order. It denotes a series of actions, events, or steps that occur in a particular arrangement without interruption.
in a successive manner
The numerical value of successively in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of successively in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Constancy in love is a perpetual inconstancy, in which the heart attaches itself successively to each of the lover's qualities, giving preference now to one, now to another.
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- successivamentCatalan, Valencian
- nacheinander, sukzessiveGerman
- an sreath a chèile, sreath chèileScottish Gaelic
- egymás utánHungarian
- подряд, последовательно, один за другим, поочерёдноRussian
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