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Definitions of successive

  1. Success.veness. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. Successively. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. Following in order or in uninterrupted course; coming after without interruption or interval; following one after another in a line or series; consecutive; as, the successive revolution of years; the successive kings of Egypt; successive strokes of a hammer. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. Following in succession or in order. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Following in succession; consecutive. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. Following in order or uninterrupted course; coming by succession. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for successive

  1. In vain did the men urge their bullocks over successive ridges of deep loose sand, the moment they had topped one there was another before them to ascend. – Expedition into Central Australia by Charles Sturt
  2. Shall I tell you about some that I have observed throughout several successive winters? – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
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