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  Words related to succession

Related / Similar Words: taking over, sequence, chronological sequence, successiveness, chronological succession, ecological succession

 

Definition:
  • acquisition of property by descent or by will;
  • the action of following in order; "he played the trumps in sequence";
  • a following of one thing after another in time; "the doctor saw a sequence of patients";
  • a group of people or things arranged or following in order; "a succession of stalls offering soft drinks"; "a succession of failures";
  • (ecology) the gradual and orderly process of change in an ecosystem brought about by the progressive replacement of one community by another until a stable climax is established;

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    Hyponyms: alternation, rain, pelting, rotation, row, run, cascade, parade, streak

     

    Derivational Morphology: sequence, succeed, come after, follow

     

     
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