Synonyms of succession


1. sequence, chronological sequence, succession, successiveness, chronological succession, temporal arrangement, temporal order

usage: a following of one thing after another in time; "the doctor saw a sequence of patients"

2. succession, series

usage: a group of people or things arranged or following in order; "a succession of stalls offering soft drinks"; "a succession of failures"

3. succession, sequence, order, ordering

usage: the action of following in order; "he played the trumps in sequence"

4. succession, ecological succession, natural process, natural action, action, activity

usage: (ecology) the gradual and orderly process of change in an ecosystem brought about by the progressive replacement of one community by another until a stable climax is established

5. succession, taking over, acquisition

usage: acquisition of property by descent or by will

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