Origin of successor
Examples 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.Pope-Shooter Ali Agca’s Very Weird Vatican Visit
Barbie Latza Nadeau
December 29, 2014
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
December 11, 2014
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
December 5, 2014
Russians know they could do worse than Putin as president, and the West should keep in mind just how bad a successor might be.Think Putin’s Bad? Wait for the Next Guy
November 14, 2014
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
November 8, 2014
"Then I must insist that you appoint your successor," said Aspasia.Philothea
Lydia Maria Child
His successor is his younger brother, Hygelc, 2944 ff., 2992.Beowulf
He taught, as it appears, somewhat obscurely at Athens, and for successor had Timon.Initiation into Philosophy
Who was Caesar's successor and the first one who organized the Roman Empire?
His successor tried to conceal De Soto's death from the Indians.
- a person or thing that follows, esp a person who succeeds another in an office
- logic the element related to a given element by a serial ordering, esp the natural number next larger to a given one. The successor of n is n + 1, usually written Sn or n′
Word Origin and History for successor
"one who comes after," late 13c., from Old French successour, from Latin successor, agent noun from past participle stem of succedere (see succeed).