|n.||1.||One who succeeds or follows; one who takes the place which another has left, and sustains the like part or character; - correlative to predecessor; |
|Noun||1.||successor - a person who follows next in order; "he was President Lincoln's successor"|
|2.||successor - a thing or person that immediately replaces something or someone|
|3.||successor - a person who inherits some title or office|
SUCCESSOR. One who follows or comes into the place of another.
2. This term is applied more particularly to a sole corporation, or to any corporation. The word heir is more correctly applicable to a common person who takes an estate by descent. 12 Pick. R. 322; Co. Litt. 8 b.
3. It is also used to designate a person who has been appointed or elected to some office, after another person.
|1.||SuccessoR - A language for distributed computing derived from SR.|
["SuccessoR: Refinements to SR", R.A. Olsson et al, TR 84-3, U Arizona 1984].
|2.||successor - daughter|