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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A thing or person that immediately replaces something or someone; A person who inherits some title or office; A person who follows next in order.

Usage examples (36)
  • He was President Lincoln's successor
  • The problem is, their successor is already in place.
  • "Old King Coal was a jolly old soul," his successor is a horror.
  • Indeed, depending on who her successor is there, the net impact could even be negative. for more
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