Definition of Successive

1. Adjective. In regular succession without gaps. "Serial concerts"

Exact synonyms: Consecutive, Sequent, Sequential, Serial
Similar to: Ordered
Derivative terms: Sequence, Sequence, Serial, Serial, Series, Succeed, Successiveness



Definition of Successive

1. a. 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.

Definition of Successive

1. Adjective. Coming one after the other in a series. ¹

2. Adjective. Of, or relating to a succession. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Successive

1. [adj]

Successive Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Successive Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Successive

success story
successary
successe
successes
successful
successfully
successfulness
succession
successional
successionally
successionism
successionist
successionists
successions
successism
successive (current term)
successively
successiveness
successless
successlessness
successor
successoral
successors
successour
succi
succiferous
succinamate
succinamates
succinamic acid
succinamide

Literary usage of Successive

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. On the Origin of Species: By Means of Natural Selection, Or, the by Charles Darwin (1883)
"On the slow and successive appearance of new species — On their different rates of change — Species once lost do not reappear — Groups of species follow the ..."

2. A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism by James Clerk Maxwell (1904)
"On Finite Systems of successive Images. 165.] If two conducting planes intersect at an angle which is a submultiple of two right angles, there will be a ..."

3. Much Ado about Nothing by William Shakespeare (2001)
"They were all three buried on three successive days ; and everybody cried so much, that, as the chronicler says, ' no one wanted to cry again for a whole ..."

4. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1851)
"The Theory of successive Development in the Scale of being both Animal and ... THE theory of successive geological development, so generally adopted by ..."

5. A Treatise on Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental by David Hume, Thomas Hill Green, Thomas Hodge Grose (1882)
"How, then, can a consciousness consisting simply of ' fleeting successive parts' either be or represent that of which the differentia is that its parts are ..."

6. A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism by James Clerk Maxwell (1873)
"(26) On Finite Systems of successive Images. 165.] If two conducting planes intersect at an angle which is a submultiple of two right angles, there will be ..."

7. A Manual of Elementary Geology: Or, the Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its by Charles Lyell (1855)
"But, in pursuing such researches, we soon find ourselves led on to consider the successive changes which have taken place in the former state of the earth's ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Successive

Search for Successive on Dictionary.com!Search for Successive on Thesaurus.com!Search for Successive on Google!Search for Successive on Wikipedia!

Search