\səksˈɛʃən], \səksˈɛʃən], \s_ə_k_s_ˈɛ_ʃ_ə_n]\
Definitions of SUCCESSION
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 2010 - Legal Glossary Database
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
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.
By Oddity Software
The passing of property or legal rights after death. The word commonly refers to the distribution of property under a stateâ€™s intestate succession laws, which determine who inherits property when someone dies without a valid will. When used in connection with real estate, the word refers to the passing of property by will or inheritance, as opposed to gift, grant, or purchase.
By Oddity Software
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
Series of things following one another, either in time or place; the act or the right of succeeding or coming in the place of another; lineage. Apostolical succession, the uninterrupted transmission of ministerial authority by a succession of bishops from the apostles; the successive notes in melody.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
n. [Latin] Act of succeeding ; a following of things in order of time or place, or a series of things so following ; sequence ;- a series of persons or things according to some established rule ;-an order of descendants ; lineage ; race ; -power or right of acceding to the station or title of a father or other predecessor ;-the right to enter upon the possession of the property of an ancestor, or one near of kin, or preceding in an established order.