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Synonyms for successor
səkˈsɛs ərsuc·ces·sor

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  1. successornoun

    Antonyms:
    predecessor

  2. successornoun

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

    Antonyms:
    predecessor

  3. successornoun

    Antonyms:
    predecessor

  4. successornoun

    Antonyms:
    predecessor

  5. successornoun

    Antonyms:
    predecessor

Princeton's WordNet

  1. successor, replacementnoun

    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. successornoun

    a thing or person that immediately replaces something or someone

    Synonyms:
    heir, replacement

  3. successor, heirnoun

    a person who inherits some title or office

    Synonyms:
    heir, heritor, inheritor, replacement

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. successornoun

    Synonyms:
    follower

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. successornoun

    Antonyms:
    predecessor

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How to use successor in a sentence?

  1. Yasuchika Hasegawa:

    Since he became COO of the company last April, I have been supporting Christophe and at the same time carefully observing his performance as a CEO successor. I have concluded that he is ready to assume Takeda's CEO role.

  2. Tata Sons:

    A search committee has been formed which will work with me to identify a suitable successor in the coming months.

  3. Union Investment:

    The quicker we have clarity over a successor the better.

  4. David Makovsky:

    2016 is part of the calculus here, the closer we get to the election, the more this President is going to put a premium on maximizing the chances for his successor.

  5. 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.


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