Synonyms and Antonyms of succession
a series of things, people, events, or actions arranged or happening one after another
- He experienced a succession of car repairs that set him back thousands of dollars.
catena, catenation, chain, concatenation, consecution, nexus, progression, sequence, series, string, train
file, line, queue, range, row
echelon, rank, row, tier
belt, circle, cycle, vicious circle (also vicious cycle)
continuum, gamut, gauntlet (also gantlet), scale, spectrum
flow, river, stream
the order of people in a family
- The prince is third in the line of succession to the throne.
ancestry, birth, blood, bloodline, breeding, descent, extraction, family tree, genealogy, line, lineage, origin, parentage, pedigree, stock, strain
kin, kindred, relations, relatives