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successormore about successor


  4  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Successor  \Suc*ces"sor\,  n.  [OE.  successour,  OF  successur, 
  successor,  F.  successeur  L.  successor.  See  {Succeed}.] 
  One  who  succeeds  or  follows;  one  who  takes  the  place  which 
  another  has  left  and  sustains  the  like  part  or  character;  -- 
  correlative  to  predecessor;  as  the  successor  of  a  deceased 
  king.  --Chaucer. 
  A  gift  to  a  corporation,  either  of  lands  or  of 
  chattels,  without  naming  their  successors,  vests  an 
  absolute  property  in  them  so  lond  as  the  corporation 
  subsists.  --Blackstone. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  person  who  follows;  "he  is  President  Bush's  successor" 
  [syn:  {replacement}] 
  2:  a  person  or  thing  that  succeeds  another 
  3:  a  person  who  inherits  some  title  or  office  [syn:  {heir}] 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
  A  language  for  {distributed  computing}  derived  from  {SR}. 
  ["SuccessoR:  Refinements  to  SR",  R.A.  Olsson  et  al  TR  84-3,  U 
  Arizona  1984]. 

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