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Wordnet 3.0


1. in regular succession without gaps;
- Example: "serial concerts"
[syn: consecutive, sequent, sequential, serial, successive]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Successive \Suc*ces"sive\, a. [Cf. F. successif. See Succeed.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster] Send the successive ills through ages down. --Prior. [1913 Webster] 2. Having or giving the right of succeeding to an inheritance; inherited by succession; hereditary; as, a successive title; a successive empire. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] Successive induction. (Math.) See Induction, 5. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

successive adj 1: in regular succession without gaps; "serial concerts" [syn: consecutive, sequent, sequential, serial, successive]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

37 Moby Thesaurus words for "successive": after, alternating, appendant, attendant, cadet, catenary, consecutive, consequent, continual, continuous, ensuing, following, junior, later, lineal, linear, next, ordinal, posterior, postpositional, postpositive, progressive, proximate, puisne, rotating, sequacious, sequent, sequential, serial, seriate, subsequent, succeeding, successional, suffixed, unbroken, uninterrupted, younger