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English noun: successor

1. successor (person) a person who follows next in order


SamplesHe was President Lincoln's successor.


Synonymsreplacement


Broader (hypernym)compeer, equal, match, peer

2. successor (cognition) a thing or person that immediately replaces something or someone


Broader (hypernym)replacement, substitute

3. successor (person) a person who inherits some title or office


Synonymsheir


Broader (hypernym)issue, offspring, progeny









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