What does successor mean?

Definitions for successor
səkˈsɛs ərsuc·ces·sor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. successor, replacementnoun

    a person who follows next in order

    "he was President Lincoln's successor"

  2. successornoun

    a thing or person that immediately replaces something or someone

  3. successor, heirnoun

    a person who inherits some title or office

Wiktionary

  1. successornoun

    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.

  2. successornoun

    The next heir in order or succession.

  3. successornoun

    A person who inherits a title or office

  4. successornoun

    The integer immediately following another

Wikipedia

  1. Successor

    Successor is someone who, or something which succeeds or comes after (see success and succession)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Successornoun

    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

  2. Etymology: [OE. successour, OF. successur, successor, F. successeur, L. successor. See Succeed.]

Freebase

  1. Successor

    Successor is an EP by Sonata Arctica, released through Spinefarm Records on August 7, 2000.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'successor' in Nouns Frequency: #1864

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of successor in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of successor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of successor in a Sentence

  1. Match Group -LRB- MTCH.O -RRB-:

    Mandy will always be a part of the Match Group family, wherever she is. But, if she will no longer be here, we cannot imagine a better successor than Shar(mistha).

  2. Julia Schnitzler:

    At that age you lack perspective and you have a limited horizon, so you wonder why you should keep developing your firm and if you haven't sorted out a successor, you wonder: Who's even going to take this on anyway? So clearly you don't invest in those circumstances.

  3. Barack Obama:

    I plan to fulfill my constitutional responsibility to appoint a successor in due time and there will be plenty of time for me to do so and for the Senate to give that person a fair hearing and timely vote.

  4. Robert Haddick:

    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.

  5. President Obama:

    President Obama, for President Obama part, mostly has steered clear of taking shots at President Obama successor. But an avalanche of criticism on Monday about alleged Russian interference in the presidential election, mostly from Democratic leaders, gave way to an extended critique from Earnest during the White House press briefing. Speaking later with Trevor Noah, President Obama echoed Earnest in noting that Donald Trump had joked the Russians should hack Democratic rival Hillary Clinton’s secret email server to recover tens of thousands of emails she had deleted prior to an FBI investigation. The President-elect in some of Trevor Noah political events specifically said to the Russians, hack Hillary's emails so we can finally find out what's going on and confirm our conspiracy theories.

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