Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Following in uninterrupted order; consecutive.
  • adjective Of, characterized by, or involving succession.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Following in order or uninterrupted course, either in time or in place, as a series of persons or things; consecutive.
  • Inherited by succession; having or giving the right, of succeeding to an inheritance; hereditary.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Following in order or in uninterrupted course; coming after without interruption or interval; following one after another in a line or series; consecutive
  • adjective obsolete Having or giving the right of succeeding to an inheritance; inherited by succession; hereditary.
  • adjective (Math.) See Induction, 5.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Coming one after the other in a series.
  • adjective Of, or relating to a succession.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective in regular succession without gaps

Etymologies

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Latin succedere, to succeed in

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