from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Following in uninterrupted order; consecutive: on three successive days.
- adj. Of, characterized by, or involving succession: the government successive to the fallen monarchy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Coming one after the other in a series.
- adj. Of, or relating to a succession.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Following in order or in uninterrupted course; coming after without interruption or interval; following one after another in a line or series; consecutive
- adj. Having or giving the right of succeeding to an inheritance; inherited by succession; hereditary.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Following in order or uninterrupted course, either in time or in place, as a series of persons or things; consecutive.
- Inherited by succession; having or giving the right, of succeeding to an inheritance; hereditary.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. in regular succession without gaps
Latin succedere, to succeed in (Wiktionary)