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Synonyms for succession

Synonyms for (noun) succession

Synonyms: taking over, succession Definition: acquisition of property by descent or by will

Similar words: acquisition Definition: the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something Usage: the acquisition of wealth; the acquisition of one company by another

Synonyms: sequence, succession Definition: the action of following in order Usage: he played the trumps in sequence

Similar words: order, ordering Definition: the act of putting things in a sequential arrangement Usage: there were mistakes in the ordering of items on the list

Synonyms: succession, successiveness, chronological sequence, chronological succession, sequence Definition: a following of one thing after another in time Usage: the doctor saw a sequence of patients

Similar words: temporal arrangement, temporal order Definition: arrangement of events in time

Synonyms: succession Definition: a group of people or things arranged or following in order Usage: a succession of stalls offering soft drinks; a succession of failures

Similar words: series Definition: similar things placed in order or happening one after another Usage: they were investigating a series of bank robberies

Synonyms: succession, ecological succession Definition: (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

Similar words: natural action, natural process, action, activity Definition: a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings) Usage: the action of natural forces; volcanic activity