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
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
Origin: [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
Examples of successor in a Sentence
Why hand over this albatross to the president’s successor?
We will vote to confirm Justice Kennedy successor this fall.
He feels an obligation to his successor to close that, and that’s why we’re going to do it.
The search for a successor to Piech at the top of the supervisory board has the utmost priority for investors.
This plant and this architecture is capable of making the 300 successor, the front-wheel, all-wheel drive successor.
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- nástupce, následníkCzech
- Nachfolger, NachfolgerinGerman
- sekvanto, posteulo, heredontoEsperanto
- manttelinperijä, vallanperijä, seuraaja, kruununperijäFinnish
- pewaris, penerusIndonesian
- successore, eredeItalian
- 後任, 後継者, 継承者, 相続人Japanese
- następca, następnikPolish
- наследница, наследник, правопреемник, преемник, правопреемница, преемницаRussian
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