1 chain, continuation, course, cycle, flow, order, procession, progression, run, sequence, series, train
2 in succession consecutively, one after the other, one behind the other, on the trot (informal) running, successively
3 accession, assumption, elevation, entering upon, inheritance, taking over
4 descendants, descent, line, lineage, race
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succession ( successions plural )
1 n-sing A successionof things of the same kind is a number of them that exist or happen one after the other.
oft N of n, also in N
Adams took a succession of jobs which have stood him in good stead..., Scoring three goals in quick succession, he made it 10-8...
2 n-uncount Succession is the fact or right of being the next person to have an important job or position.
also N in pl
She is now seventh in line of succession to the throne.
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