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Origin of successor
OTHER WORDS FROM successorsuc·ces·sor·al, adjective
Words nearby successor
Example sentences from the Web for successor
In addition to visiting the tomb of John Paul, who died of natural causes in 2005, Agca asked to see his successor, Pope Francis.
Capaldi said the nature of the character—a time-travelling alien—meant his successor could take any form.Doctor Who: It’s Time For a Black, Asian, or Woman Doctor|Nico Hines|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Whether its successor, IPRA, is any different, is difficult if not impossible to tell.Chicago’s Cops Don’t Even Get Investigated for Shooting People in the Back|Justin Glawe|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Russians know they could do worse than Putin as president, and the West should keep in mind just how bad a successor might be.
And he was said to be urging Obama to appoint her as his successor.For Next AG, Obama Picks a Quiet Fighter With a Heavy Punch|Michael Daly|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His successor was the Marquis of Maillebois, who landed in Corsica in spring with a large force.Wanderings in Corsica, Vol. 1 of 2|Ferdinand Gregorovius
He took the little green tippet off his own shoulders and fastened it on those of his successor.Blue Lights|R.M. Ballantyne
One Captain Glomax was going, and the county had been driven to the necessity of advertising for a successor.The Duke's Children|Anthony Trollope
Peter Hinrich, the eldest, married at the age of twenty, and settled down as his father's assistant and future successor.The Life of Johannes Brahms (Vol 1 of 2)|Florence May
Grodman enjoyed his Christmas dinner, secure that he had not found a successor after all.The Big Bow Mystery|I. Zangwill