Origin of succession
Synonyms for succession
Related Words for successionalafter, chronological, connected, constant, continuing, continuous, ensuing, following, increasing, later, logical, progressive, running, sequent, sequential, serial, subsequent, successive, understandable, uninterrupted
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Historical Examples of successional
By successional plantings they may be had in bloom from January to May.
Successional sowings should be made to the end of June, to produce a constant supply till Cauliflowers are ready.
Continue to make fresh beds as formerly directed, and prepare fresh material for successional ones.In-Door Gardening for Every Week in the Year
In this way every leading branch will be furnished alternately with bearing and successional shoots.
Sow endive, for autumn and winter use, in the beginning and end of the month; also successional crops of lettuce and small salads.
Word Origin for succession
early 14c., "fact or right of succeeding someone by inheritance," from Old French succession (13c.), from Latin successionem (nominative successio) "a following after, a coming into another's place, result," from successus, past participle of succedere (see succeed). Meaning "fact of being later in time" is late 14c.