- coming in succession; following one after another in sequence; consecutive
- of or involving succession
Origin: ME < LL successivus
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- Following in uninterrupted order; consecutive: on three successive days.
- Of, characterized by, or involving succession: the government successive to the fallen monarchy.
- suc·cesˈsive·ly adverb
- suc·cesˈsive·ness noun