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Definition of Successor


  1. One who succeeds or follows; one who takes the place which another has left, and sustains the like part or character; -- correlative to predecessor; as, the successor of a deceased king.

Successor Quotations

Like many Americans, I've always been intrigued by Bill Clinton. I obviously didn't always agree with him - enjoyed running against his legacy in 2000, when Al Gore was his designated successor, but I don't have anything negative I would say about Bill Clinton.
Dick Cheney

I don't need a successor, only willing hands to accept the torch for a new generation.
Billy Graham

'Khalifa' is Arabic, it means successor, leader, shining light. My granddad is Muslim and he gave me that name.
Wiz Khalifa

Taft was Roosevelt's handpicked successor. I didn't know how deep the friendship was between the two men until I read their almost four hundred letters, stretching back the to early '30s. It made me realize the heartbreak when they ruptured was much more than a political division.
Doris Kearns Goodwin

I am the successor, not of Louis XVI, but of Charlemagne.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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Successor Translations

successor in Dutch is nazaat, afstammeling, nakomeling
successor in French is successeur, dauphin
successor in German is Nachfolger
successor in Italian is seguace
successor in Portuguese is sucessor
successor in Spanish is sucesor
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