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
Now, in the wake of his resignation this week, his successor must be prepared to compromise.
His successor will also be the party’s presidential candidate in 2019 and therefore might eventually be in a position to shield him from prosecution.
What happened: Indeed, no obvious successor to the Chinese president emerged from the party’s twice-a-decade meeting in October, triggering speculation that Xi will try to stay in office beyond the two terms mandated by Deng Xiaoping.
All the action among DuPont Co.’s busy local successors is enriching New York deal-makers instead.
Such a close aide of so charming, unrufflable, and altogether admirable a president as Ronald Reagan would have some problem adjusting to almost any successor.
If he is convicted and steps down or is forced out of the Senate by a two-thirds majority vote before Gov. Chris Christie leaves office Jan. 16, the Republican governor would pick a successor.
The Sooners lost elite skill players to the NFL in receiver Dede Westbrook and running backs Joe Mixon and Samaje Perine but might have found capable successors.
No successor for Copping has been announced as of yet.
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Origin and Etymology of successor
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
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