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Synonyms for succession

a way in which things follow each other in space or time

a number of things placed or occurring one after the other

Synonyms for succession

a group of people or things arranged or following in order

the action of following in order

(ecology) the gradual and orderly process of change in an ecosystem brought about by the progressive replacement of one community by another until a stable climax is established

acquisition of property by descent or by will

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Three goals followed in quick succession in the second period as the Giants took control.
Two tries in quick succession - from Jon Wells and a second from Dorn - just after the half-hour gave Quins a 24-0 lead at the break.
Hartman also came up big in the second half, making two stops in quick succession in the 67th minute.
In quick succession, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Congress passed laws and regulations ostensibly designed to rein in terrorism.
Four coats are applied in quick succession without polishing.
The explosions came in quick succession, but the full impact came later.
But Maori All Blacks hooker Slade McFarland and impressively quick winger Lance Fitzgerald replied with two for the Wekas, both converted by fly-half Calvin Howarth who topped up again when lock Daniel Steed responded with a try after Julian Horrobin and Jason Hewlett had gone over in quick succession for Coventry.
Hartlepool's Gustavo Di Lella and Tony Richards were sent off in quick succession, but on 76 minutes Craig Midgley was pulled down by Warren and scored from the resultant penalty.