Definition of Succession. Meaning of Succession. Synonyms of Succession

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Definition of Succession

Succession
Succession Suc*ces"sion, n. [L. successio: cf. F. succession. See Succeed.] 1. The act of succeeding, or following after; a following of things in order of time or place, or a series of things so following; sequence; as, a succession of good crops; a succession of disasters. 2. A series of persons or things according to some established rule of precedence; as, a succession of kings, or of bishops; a succession of events in chronology. He was in the succession to an earldom. --Macaulay. 3. An order or series of descendants; lineage; race; descent. ``A long succession must ensue.' --Milton. 4. The power or right of succeeding to the station or title of a father or other predecessor; the right to enter upon the office, rank, position, etc., held ny another; also, the entrance into the office, station, or rank of a predecessor; specifically, the succeeding, or right of succeeding, to a throne. You have the voice of the king himself for your succession in Denmark. --Shak. The animosity of these factions did not really arise from the dispute about the succession. --Macaulay. 5. The right to enter upon the possession of the property of an ancestor, or one near of kin, or one preceding in an established order. 6. The person succeeding to rank or office; a successor or heir. [R.] --Milton. Apostolical succession. (Theol.) See under Apostolical. Succession duty, a tax imposed on every succession to property, according to its value and the relation of the person who succeeds to the previous owner.

Meaning of Succession from wikipedia

- Succession is the act or process of following in order or sequence. Order of succession, in politics, the ascension to power by one ruler, official, or...
- Succession is an American satirical comedy-drama television series, created by Jesse Armstrong, that premiered on June 3, 2018, on HBO. The series centers...
- Succession to the British throne is determined by descent, **** (for people born on or before 28 October 2011), legitimacy, and religion. Under common law...
- Ecological succession is the process of change in the species structure of an ecological community over time. The time scale can be decades (for example...
- The United States presidential line of succession is the order in which officials of the United States federal government ****ume the powers and duties...
- An order of succession or right of succession is the sequence of those entitled to hold a high office such as head of state or an honor such as a title...
- Apostolic succession is the method whereby the ministry of the Christian Church is held to be derived from the apostles by a continuous succession, which...
- Matrilineal succession is a form of hereditary succession or other inheritance through which the subject's female relatives are traced back in a matrilineal...
- Hindu Succession Act, 1956 is an Act of the Parliament of India enacted to amend and codify the law relating to intestate or unwilled succession, among...
- Primary succession is one of two types of biological and ecological succession of plant life, occurring in an environment in which new substrate devoid...
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