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Noun: successor  suk'se-su(r)
  1. A person who follows next in order
    "he was President Lincoln's successor";
    - replacement
  2. A thing or person that immediately replaces something or someone
  3. A person who inherits some title or office
    - heir

Derived forms: successors

Type of: compeer, equal, issue, match, offspring, peer, progeny, replacement, substitute

Encyclopedia: Successor