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Noun
/səkˈseSHən/,
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successions, plural;
  1. A number of people or things sharing a specified characteristic and following one after the other
    • - she had been secretary to a succession of board directors
  2. A group of strata representing a single chronological sequence

  3. The action or process of inheriting a title, office, property, etc
    • - the new king was already elderly at the time of his succession
  4. The right or sequence of inheriting a position, title, etc
    • - the succession to the Crown was disputed
  5. The process by which a plant or animal community successively gives way to another until a stable climax is reached


  1. sequence: a following of one thing after another in time; "the doctor saw a sequence of patients"
  2. a group of people or things arranged or following in order; "a succession of stalls offering soft drinks"; "a succession of failures"
  3. the action of following in order; "he played the trumps in sequence"
  4. (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
  5. acquisition of property by descent or by will
  6. "Succession" is the thirteenth episode of NBC's second season of 30 Rock and the thirty-fourth episode overall. It was written by Andrew Guest and one of the seasons' co-executive producers, John Riggi; it was directed by Gail Mancuso. It first aired on April 24, 2008 in the United States. ...
  7. The third season of the American drama/adventure television series Alias premiered September 28, 2003 on ABC and concluded May 23, 2004 and was released on DVD in region 1 on September 7, 2004. Guest stars in season three include Vivica A. ...
  8. In the conflict of laws, the subject of succession deals with all procedural matters relevant to estates containing a "foreign element" whether that element consists of the identity of the deceased, those who may inherit or the location of property. ...
  9. Ecological succession, a fundamental concept in ecology, refers to more or less predictable and orderly changes in the composition or structure of an ecological community. Succession may be initiated either by formation of new, unoccupied habitat (e.g. ...
  10. A succession, in geology, is a group of rock units or strata that succeed one another in chronological order. Rock successions are often easily seen on exposed sections of a geological column or wall.
  11. (Successionists) Baptist successionism is one of several theories on the origin and continuation of Baptist churches – also known as "Baptist perpetuity" or "The Trail of Blood". ...
  12. The passing of property or legal rights after death. The word commonly refers to the distribution of property under a state’s intestate succession laws, which determine who inherits property when someone dies without a valid will. ...
  13. Arms of Succession. The same as Feudal Arms, which see, under ARMS.
  14. A term used to describe transfers of asset ownership through inheritance, gifting, preferential sale, or other means that fulfill the wishes of the person(s) with present ownership of the assets.
  15. This is the process by which one community of plants and animals is gradually replaced by another. It is reasonably directional and hence to a certain extent, predictable (e.g. bare ground > pioneer weed species > grassland >scrub > woodland). ...
  16. The replacement of one plant community by another over time.
  17. The conveyance of property to the heirs of a deceased person under the laws governing intestate distribution of assets.
  18. the adherence to the Convention of a new State where the predecessor State, whose territory has become the responsibility of the new State, was a party to the Convention.
  19. Historically, the right to receive property from an intestate decedent's estate.
  20. Successio • Heres • Legatum • Testamentum • Bona Caduca • Bona Vacantia • Bonorum Collatio • Bonorum Possessio • Communi Dividundo Actio • Falsum (fraud) • Familiae Erciscundae Actio • Fideicommissum
  21. A series of stages (cf. sera) in which different plants and animals colonize an area following some kind of disturbance. The final stage of the succession is called the "climax", but various disturbances may prevent the vegetation from attaining its potential climax. ...
  22. A term used to describe the body of law relating to the passing of property on the death of a person
  23. The process of transferring the assets of a deceased person to the beneficiaries entitled to receive those assets.
  24. A process in which one habitat or community type changes into a different stage over time.
  25. The temporal changes of plant and animal populations and species in an area that has been disturbed.