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successor

noun

Synonyms 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

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The first known use of successor was in the 13th century

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“Successor.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/successor. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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