Associations to the word «Succession»
SUCCESSION, noun. An act of following in sequence.
SUCCESSION, noun. A sequence of things in order.
SUCCESSION, noun. A passing of royal powers.
SUCCESSION, noun. A group of rocks or strata that succeed one another in chronological order.
SUCCESSION, noun. (obsolete) (rare) The person who succeeds to rank or office; a successor or heir.
SUCCESSION, noun. A following of one thing after another in time; "the doctor saw a sequence of patients".
SUCCESSION, noun. A group of people or things arranged or following in order; "a succession of stalls offering soft drinks"; "a succession of failures".
SUCCESSION, noun. The action of following in order; "he played the trumps in sequence".
SUCCESSION, noun. (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.
SUCCESSION, noun. Acquisition of property by descent or by will.
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