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  • nouncontinuation
  • nounsequence

synonyms for succession

  • sequence
  • series
  • concatenation
  • continuity
See also synonyms for: successional
  • cycle
  • progression
  • series
  • string
  • alternation
  • chain
  • continuation
  • course
  • line
  • order
  • run
  • subsequence
  • train
  • consecution
  • sequacity

antonyms for succession

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  • interruption
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    How to use succession in a sentence

    The last week has seen a succession of US launch attempts canceled for issues primarily related to ground systems.
    SPACEX, NORTHROP SEEK TO BREAK LAUNCH GREMLIN CURSE WITH FRIDAY NIGHT ATTEMPTSERIC BERGEROCTOBER 2, 2020ARS TECHNICA
    It’s the biggest test for American democracy — and for Kostyukov, whose two immediate predecessors died in quick succession amid rumors Vladimir Putin wasn’t happy.
    SUNDAY MAGAZINE: THE DECIDERSDANIEL MALLOYSEPTEMBER 13, 2020OZY
    Brazilian fashion retailer Dafiti has limped along through a succession of down rounds.
    THE HUMBLING OF EUROPE’S MOST-HYPED STARTUP INCUBATOR: ROCKET INTERNETJEREMY KAHNSEPTEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
    A succession of climate cases are now working their way through American courts.
    KAMALA HARRIS’S PERSISTENT DECADE OF DUKING IT OUT WITH OIL COMPANIESMICHAEL J. CORENAUGUST 14, 2020QUARTZ
    This could continue to happen, opening us up to a succession of new, potentially lethal diseases.
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    And then several hours at Liszt's, where one succession of concertos, fantasias, and all sorts of tremendous things are played.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    This reading secures scarcely anything more than a succession of sights to the eye or sounds to the ear.
    ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
    The injured and indignant animal gave vent to a succession of eldritch screams.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    The attempt failed, and was followed by a rapid succession of miscellaneous thrusts and passes in bewildering variety.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    When you can play it eight times in succession without missing a note, I'll be satisfied.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO SUCCESSION

    • assumption
    • attainment
    • inauguration
    • induction
    • investment
    • succession
    • taking on
    • taking over
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