Examples of successor in a Sentence
The CEO's successor used to be the vice president here.
the successor to the throne
Recent Examples of successor from the Web
Then, Bevin can select a successor from those recommendations.
Broader political questions are on the horizon in November, when voters in Kittitas County will pick a successor to Dave Reichert, a seven-term Republican who is retiring.
Grimaldo could be viewed as a long-term successor to Rose should the 28-year-old fail to prove his fitness and regain his first-team spot for the coming season.
Trump’s selection last year of Neil Gorsuch, another former Kennedy clerk, to replace Antonin Scalia was widely considered to be a not-so-subtle nod at the 81-year-old jurist that Trump would nominate a similar successor to him.
Da Silva has portrayed himself as a political prisoner and has resisted pressure from some in the party to anoint a successor who can be on the ballot.
As of November, nearly half of the 150 active appeals court judges were eligible for or about to age into semiretirement status, a classification that allows for the appointment of a successor.
Because Bellock is a Republican, the Republican committeemen of her district must appoint a successor to represent the 47th district within 30 days of her stepping down.
Kennedy announced his retirement last month, and with Trump scheduled to appoint a successor, colleges eventually could lose the legal right to consider race in admissions.
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SUCCESSOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of successor for English Language Learners
: a person who has a job, position, or title after someone else : someone who succeeds another person
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