Examples of successor in a Sentence
The CEO's successor used to be the vice president here.
the successor to the throne
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Are Lining Up Sporting Director Role for Outgoing Arsenal Boss Arsene Wenger) Gazidis, however, insists the task will not be easy to find Wenger's successor despite the stellar names the club are reportedly monitoring.
In the meantime, however, the Cardinals looked for Palmer’s successor on the value menu of the NFL: a late-round pick, swapping late draft picks for backups, rookie free agents, etc.
Tillerson was fired just days after Trump agreed to meet with Kim, leaving Pompeo—nominated by Trump to be Tillerson’s successor—to take the lead on the administration’s negotiations with Pyongyang.
With five of the draft's top 64 picks, ample opportunity to find retired Joe Thomas' successor.
How will Miles Sanders handle being Saquon Barkley’s successor?
Deutsche Bank Chairman Paul Achleitner has held discussions with potential successors to Cryan amid rising investor frustration, people with knowledge of the discussions said last week.
Cuba’s carefully chosen National Assembly – and not the Cuban people – will officially select Castro’s successor.
In 1911 the Supreme Court upheld federal government action against Standard Oil; the company that had controlled 90% of the oil market was broken up into 34 successor companies.
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SUCCESSOR Defined for English Language Learners
: a person who has a job, position, or title after someone else : someone who succeeds another person
SUCCESSOR Defined for Kids
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