successive definition by Webster's New World
- coming in succession; following one after another in sequence; consecutive
- of or involving succession
Origin: Middle English ; from Late Latin successivus
successive definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- 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