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suc·ces·sor

 (sək-sĕs′ər)
n.
One that succeeds another.

successor

(səkˈsɛsə)
n
1. (Professions) a person or thing that follows, esp a person who succeeds another in an office
2. (Logic) logic the element related to a given element by a serial ordering, esp the natural number next larger to a given one. The successor of n is n + 1, usually written Sn or n′
sucˈcessoral adj

suc•ces•sor

(səkˈsɛs ər)

n.
1. a person or thing that succeeds or follows.
2. a person who succeeds another in an office, position, or the like.
[1250–1300; Middle English successour < Anglo-French < Latin successor]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.successor - a person who follows next in ordersuccessor - a person who follows next in order; "he was President Lincoln's successor"
compeer, equal, peer, match - a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
2.successor - a thing or person that immediately replaces something or someone
substitute, replacement - a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
3.successor - a person who inherits some title or office
offspring, progeny, issue - the immediate descendants of a person; "she was the mother of many offspring"; "he died without issue"

successor

noun heir, beneficiary, inheritor, next-in-line, descendant He set out several principles that he hopes will guide his successors.
Translations
خَلَفخَليفَه، خَلَف، وريث
nástupcenásledník
efterfølger
seuraaja
nasljednik
eftirmaîur; arftaki
後継者相続人継承者後任
후계자
nástupca
efterträdare
ผู้สืบตำแหน่ง
người kế vị

successor

[səkˈsesəʳ] N (in office) → sucesor(a) m/f

successor

[səkˈsɛsər] nsuccesseur msuccess story nréussite f

successor

nNachfolger(in) m(f) (→ to +gen); (to throne) → Thronfolger(in) m(f)

successor

[səkˈsɛsəʳ] n (in office) → successore m; (heir) → erede m/f

succeed

(səkˈsiːd) verb
1. to manage to do what one is trying to do; to achieve one's aim or purpose. He succeeded in persuading her to do it; He's happy to have succeeded in his chosen career; She tried three times to pass her driving-test, and at last succeeded; Our new teaching methods seem to be succeeding.
2. to follow next in order, and take the place of someone or something else. He succeeded his father as manager of the firm / as king; The cold summer was succeeded by a stormy autumn; If the duke has no children, who will succeed to (= inherit) his property?
success (səkˈses) noun
1. (the prosperity gained by) the achievement of an aim or purpose. He has achieved great success as an actor / in his career.
2. a person or thing that succeeds or prospers. She's a great success as a teacher.
sucˈcessful (-ˈses-) adjective
(negative unsuccessful) having success. Were you successful in finding a new house?; The successful applicant for this job will be required to start work next month; a successful career.
sucˈcessfully adverb
succession (səkˈseʃən) noun
1. the right of succeeding to a throne as king, to a title etc. The Princess is fifth in (order of) succession (to the throne).
2. a number of things following after one another. a succession of bad harvests.
3. the act or process of following and taking the place of someone or something else. his succession to the throne.
successive (səkˈsesiv) adjective
following one after the other. He won three successive matches.
sucˈcessively (-ˈsesiv-) adverb
sucˈcessor (-ˈse-) noun
a person who follows, and take the place of another. Who will be appointed as the manager's successor?
in succession
one after another. five wet days in succession.

successor

خَلَف nástupce efterfølger Nachfolger διάδοχος sucesor seuraaja successeur nasljednik successore 後継者 후계자 opvolger etterfølger następca sucessor преемник efterträdare ผู้สืบตำแหน่ง halef người kế vị 接任者
References in classic literature ?
Whatever craft he handles with skill, the seaman of the future shall be, not our descendant, but only our successor.
In the Preface to its next successor, Little Dorrit, I have still to repeat the same words.
All the beauty that has ever been in the world has broken the laws of all previous beauty, and unwillingly dictated laws to the beauty that succeeded it,--laws which that beauty has no less spiritedly broken, to prove in turn dictator to its successor.
Geniuses are rare and, without being at all an undue praiser of times past, one can say without hesitation that until the appearance of Hugh Lofting, the successor of Miss Yonge, Mrs.
At last he arrived in Rome, where the Pope had just died, and there was great doubt among the cardinals as to whom they should appoint as his successor.
The reader, who has perused the two former works, of which this is the natural successor, will recognise an old acquaintance in the principal character of the story.
Her successor and distant cousin, James of Scotland (James I of England), was a bigoted pedant, and under his rule the perennial Court corruption, striking in, became foul and noisome.
The bands conceived the idea of stirring her soldierly heart with a farewell which would remain in her memory always, beautiful and unfading, and bring back the past and its love for her whenever she should think of it; so they got their project placed before General Burnaby, my successor, who is Cathy's newest slave, and in spite of poverty of precedents they got his permission.
The art of making it is known to only one living person, the Chief Circle for the time being; and by him it is handed down on his death-bed to none but his Successor.
Laurence, Clara, Charley, and little Alice all laughed at the idea of such a successor to the worthies of old times.
I do not think my brother will ever marry again, and certainly not her; and this is why: first, I know that though he rarely speaks about the wife he has lost, the grief of that loss has gone too deep in his heart for him ever to decide to give her a successor and our little angel a stepmother.
To create a vacancy without nominating a successor.