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synonyms for successor

  • replacement
  • beneficiary
  • descendant
  • follower
  • heritor
  • inheritor
  • scion
  • next in line
See also synonyms for: successors
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How to use successor in a sentence

Abe’s sudden decision to stand down was a shock, but his successor is unlikely to be a disrupter, says Jesper Koll, a Japan-based economist and senior adviser for WisdomTree Investments.
WANT TO SEE JAPAN’S FUTURE? LOOK PAST SHINZO ABE’S IMMEDIATE SUCCESSOR, ECONOMIST SAYSVETA CHANSEPTEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
The new Apple Watch lineup will include a successor to the Apple Watch Series 5 and a replacement for the Series 3 that will compete with lower-cost fitness devices such as those from Fitbit Inc.
APPLE IS PREPPING 75 MILLION 5G IPHONES FOR LATER THIS YEARRADMARYASEPTEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
Abe said he would stay on until leaders of Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party elect a successor.
THE LEGACY SHINZO ABE, JAPAN’S LONGEST-SERVING PRIME MINISTER, WILL LEAVE AFTER RESIGNINGCLAYCHANDLERAUGUST 28, 2020FORTUNE
His successor, Nicolás Maduro, has essentially held Chavez’s course.
DOES ANYONE REALLY KNOW WHAT SOCIALISM IS? (EP. 408)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 5, 2020FREAKONOMICS
I mean, it still — it would have landed on maybe my successors.
THE PRIME MINISTER WHO CRIED BREXIT (EP. 392)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 10, 2019FREAKONOMICS
Thereon the major-general took on himself to nominate Prince Eugne as Murat's successor.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
He was the successor of Dr. Franklin as editor, and entered upon the business in 1763.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
In the face of such public feeling Massna found nothing for it but to demand a successor and throw up his command.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
It may be a forerunner or successor, the cause or consequence, or a contemporaneous fact, etc.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Luis Flores had already resigned public office, and Llorente was, at this time, his successor in the presidency of the Council.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO SUCCESSOR

  • almspersons
  • assignees
  • devisees
  • donees
  • grantees
  • heiresses
  • heirs
  • inheritors
  • legatees
  • payees
  • possessors
  • receivers
  • recipients
  • stipendiaries
  • successors
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