Origin of successor
OTHER WORDS FROM successorsuc·ces·sor·al, adjective
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How to use successor in a sentence
Abe’s sudden decision to stand down was a shock, but his successor is unlikely to be a disrupter, says Jesper Koll, a Japan-based economist and senior adviser for WisdomTree Investments.Want to see Japan’s future? Look past Shinzo Abe’s immediate successor, economist says|Veta Chan|September 3, 2020|Fortune
The new Apple Watch lineup will include a successor to the Apple Watch Series 5 and a replacement for the Series 3 that will compete with lower-cost fitness devices such as those from Fitbit Inc.Apple is prepping 75 million 5G iPhones for later this year|radmarya|September 1, 2020|Fortune
Abe said he would stay on until leaders of Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party elect a successor.The legacy Shinzo Abe, Japan’s longest-serving Prime Minister, will leave after resigning|claychandler|August 28, 2020|Fortune
His successor, Nicolás Maduro, has essentially held Chavez’s course.Does Anyone Really Know What Socialism Is? (Ep. 408)|Stephen J. Dubner|March 5, 2020|Freakonomics
I mean, it still — it would have landed on maybe my successors.
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
Thereon the major-general took on himself to nominate Prince Eugne as Murat's successor.
He was the successor of Dr. Franklin as editor, and entered upon the business in 1763.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
In the face of such public feeling Massna found nothing for it but to demand a successor and throw up his command.
It may be a forerunner or successor, the cause or consequence, or a contemporaneous fact, etc.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
Luis Flores had already resigned public office, and Llorente was, at this time, his successor in the presidency of the Council.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman