DefinitionSuccessor (noun): A person or object that follows or ‘succeeds’ another (in office or position).
Example: The Minitel is such a marvel of modern technology that it has no successor.
Successors in the newsThe smoke has spoken! Jorge Mario Bergoglio, a.k.a. Pope Francis, is the new Pope. He succeeds Pope Benedict XVI.
Delightful dictator Hugo Chavez’s death leaves Venezuela to successor Nicolas Maduro, who will honor Chavez’s ‘I hate North America’ policy.
Successor Job OffersItaly:
Successor Job Offers (continued)UK: Seeking royal replacement for aging monarch. Responsibilities: waving and smiling. Perks: jewels and small dogs. Vacant
Middle East: Seeking open-minded peace negotiator to untangle complicated succession situation. Vacant