Definition of "successor"
  1. An individual or entity who comes after another, taking over their role or position, such as a job, designation, or inheritance
How to use "successor" in a sentence
  1. Upon the manager's retirement, his successor was immediately promoted to fill his place.
  2. The bank named a new successor for the executive position after the sudden resignation of their current leader.
  3. Under the terms of the will, the estate will pass to the named successor.

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