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Definition of Successor

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

Each new generation is reared by its predecessor; the latter must therefore improve in order to improve its successor. The movement is circular.
Emile Durkheim

I told you I'm not going to criticize my successor. I'll just tell you that there are people at Gitmo that will kill American people at a drop of a hat and I don't believe that persuasion isn't going to work. Therapy isn't going to cause terrorists to change their mind.
George W. Bush

The idol of today pushes the hero of yesterday out of our recollection; and will, in turn, be supplanted by his successor of tomorrow.
Washington Irving

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

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