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succeeding

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of succeeding

  1. 1 being the one that comes immediately after another <the couple purchased some land, and in the course of the succeeding year built a house on it> Synonyms coming, ensuing, following, nextRelated Words consecutive, sequential, successive; posterior, subsequent; immediate; secondNear Antonyms anterior, former; past; lastAntonyms antecedent, foregoing, precedent, preceding, previous, prior

  2. 2 following one after another without others coming in between <that land remained in the family for five succeeding generations> Synonyms back-to-back, sequent, sequential, straight, consecutive, successional, successiveRelated Words serial; constant, continuous, uninterrupted; ensuing, following, later, next, posterior, subsequentNear Antonyms in seriesAntonyms inconsecutive, inconsequent, nonconsecutive, nonsequential





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