Definitions for successor
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word successor.
a person who follows next in order
"he was President Lincoln's successor"
a thing or person that immediately replaces something or someone
a person who inherits some title or office
A person or thing that immediately follows another in holding an office or title.
George W. Bush was successor to Bill Clinton as President of the US.
The next heir in order or succession.
A person who inherits a title or office
The integer immediately following another
Successor is someone who, or something which succeeds or comes after (see success and succession)
one who succeeds or follows; one who takes the place which another has left, and sustains the like part or character; -- correlative to predecessor; as, the successor of a deceased king
Etymology: [OE. successour, OF. successur, successor, F. successeur, L. successor. See Succeed.]
Successor is an EP by Sonata Arctica, released through Spinefarm Records on August 7, 2000.
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Rank popularity for the word 'successor' in Nouns Frequency: #1864
The numerical value of successor in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of successor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
This is especially true during the next half-decade and more, as successor hypersonic and other classified munition designs complete their long periods of development, testing, production, and deployment.
Rick and I have been talking for six months. In fact, I thought he might go a bit sooner, but he's got some very big plans. He's going to be very successful. We have his successor. We'll announce it pretty soon.
I feel like the fellow in jail who is watching his scaffold being built. (On construction of reviewing stands for inauguration of his successor John F Kennedy)
A search committee has been formed which will work with me to identify a suitable successor in the coming months.
The United Nations Secretary-General had a good working relationship with Nikki Haley and looks forward to Nikki Haley successor.
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- nástupce, následníkCzech
- Nachfolger, NachfolgerinGerman
- posteulo, heredonto, sekvantoEsperanto
- manttelinperijä, vallanperijä, seuraaja, kruununperijäFinnish
- penerus, pewarisIndonesian
- successore, eredeItalian
- 後任, 相続人, 後継者, 継承者Japanese
- następnik, następcaPolish
- наследник, преемница, правопреемница, преемник, правопреемник, наследницаRussian
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