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Synonyms for successor
səkˈsɛs ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. successor, replacement(noun)

    a person who follows next in order

    "he was President Lincoln's successor"

    Synonyms:
    switch, alternate, substitute, renewal, replacement, transposition, surrogate, refilling, replenishment, substitution, replacing, permutation, heir

  2. successor(noun)

    a thing or person that immediately replaces something or someone

    Synonyms:
    heir, replacement

  3. successor, heir(noun)

    a person who inherits some title or office

    Synonyms:
    heir, heritor, inheritor, replacement

Wiktionary

  1. successor(noun)

    Antonyms:
    predecessor

  2. successor(noun)

    George W. Bush was successor to Bill Clinton as President of the US.

    Antonyms:
    predecessor

  3. successor(noun)

    Antonyms:
    predecessor

  4. successor(noun)

    Antonyms:
    predecessor

  5. successor(noun)

    Antonyms:
    predecessor

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. successor(n.)

    Synonyms:
    follower

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. successor(n)

    Antonyms:
    predecessor

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How to use successor in a sentence?

  1. Douglas Flint:

    The Board aims to nominate my successor during 2017 but the exact timing is clearly dependent upon identifying and securing the appropriate candidate.

  2. Rafael Cortez:

    The truckers' strike knocked down the last pillar of hope Temer's government had of electing a successor that will continue its policies, this climate of radicalization benefits the extremes.

  3. Patrick Kanner:

    We know very well that FIFA's ethics committee has been very close to the former managers, notably Sepp Blatter ... who is perhaps dragging down with him the man he expected to be his successor but who was not always the man he wanted to see take his place, i regret this because Michel Platini is in a sense being hounded. Was he able to defend himself under fair conditions? I'm not convinced.

  4. Mark Zuckerberg:

    The shocking events of the last 24 hours clearly demonstrate that President Donald Trump intends to use his remaining time in office to undermine the peaceful and lawful transition of power to his elected successor, Joe Biden.

  5. Julia Schnitzler:

    At that age you lack perspective and you have a limited horizon, so you wonder why you should keep developing your firm and if you haven't sorted out a successor, you wonder: Who's even going to take this on anyway? So clearly you don't invest in those circumstances.

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