Synonyms and Antonyms of successor
a person who has a job, position, or title after someone else; someone who succeeds another person
- The CEO's successor used to be the vice president here.
- the successor to the throne
backup, cover, designated hitter, fill-in, locum tenens, pinch hitter, relief, replacement, reserve, stand-in, sub, substitute
apology, makeshift, stopgap
agent, assignee, attorney, commissary, delegate, deputy, envoy, factor, procurator, proxy, rep, representative, surrogate
assistant, reliever, second