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Successor meaning

successor - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. 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. 2. One who succeeds another.

successor - examples of usage

  1. Wants a successor who knows about 'em. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
  2. To display the folly of a successor." - "An History of Birmingham (1783)", William Hutton.
  3. He has more of the stamp of Lucilius than of his immediate successor Ennius. - "The Roman Poets of the Republic", W. Y. Sellar.
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