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1. succession

noun. ['səkˈsɛʃən'] a following of one thing after another in time.

Synonyms

  • chronological sequence
  • sequence
  • successiveness
  • pelting
  • run
  • rain
  • row
  • temporal order
  • chronological succession
  • temporal arrangement

Antonyms

  • earned run
  • exempt
  • confine
  • fail

Etymology

  • successio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Chronological Succession

  • transgression
  • misimpression
  • indiscretion
  • decompression
  • retrocession
  • nonaggression
  • repossession
  • progression
  • expression
  • discretion
  • compression
  • suppression
  • repression
  • regression
  • profession
  • procession
  • precession
  • intercession
  • impression
  • digression
  • depression
  • confession
  • concession
  • secession
  • recession
  • possession
  • oppression
  • obsession
  • aggression
  • accession

2. succession

noun. ['səkˈsɛʃən'] a group of people or things arranged or following in order.

Synonyms

  • streak
  • parade
  • cascade
  • series

Antonyms

  • idle
  • integrate
  • stay
  • saltwater

Etymology

  • successio (Latin)

3. succession

noun. ['səkˈsɛʃən'] the action of following in order.

Synonyms

  • opening
  • order
  • chess opening
  • alternation
  • ordering

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • ebb
  • arrive
  • malfunction

Etymology

  • successio (Latin)

4. succession

noun. ['səkˈsɛʃən'] (ecology) the gradual and orderly process of change in an ecosystem brought about by the progressive replacement of one community by another until a stable climax is established.

Synonyms

  • natural action
  • natural process
  • activity
  • action

Antonyms

  • finish
  • closing
  • upgrade
  • downgrade

Etymology

  • successio (Latin)

5. succession

noun. ['səkˈsɛʃən'] acquisition of property by descent or by will.

Synonyms

  • taking over

Antonyms

  • pronation
  • dextrorotation

Etymology

  • successio (Latin)
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