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
Cambodian authorities on Sunday arrested his successor, Kem Sokha.
Both Timothy Massad, the ex-Democratic chairman of the CFTC under former President Barack Obama, and his successor, Republican J. Christopher Giancarlo, have said the rule should be changed.
While AlphaGo learned the game from centuries of human strategy and gameplay, its 2017 successor called AlphaGo Zero did nothing of the sort.
His successor, Nick Saban, has won four national championships and has the highest winning percentage in conference games in SEC history.
His successor, Stephen Squeri, promoted from within and apparently groomed for the job, takes over in February.
Revolvis also represents her interim successor, Summer Stephan, in her 2018 election bid.
Mark Mallory stood silently for nearly four years as his City Hall successor repeatedly criticized him.
Her successor at Marie Claire has not yet been announced.
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Origin and Etymology of successor
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
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