Synonyms for successor

Synonyms for (noun) successor

Synonyms: successor

Definition: a thing or person that immediately replaces something or someone

Similar words: replacement, substitute

Definition: a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another

Synonyms: successor, heir

Definition: a person who inherits some title or office

Similar words: offspring, issue, progeny

Definition: the immediate descendants of a person

Usage: she was the mother of many offspring; he died without issue

Synonyms: replacement, successor

Definition: a person who follows next in order

Usage: he was President Lincoln's successor

Similar words: peer, match, compeer, equal

Definition: a person who is of equal standing with another in a group

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