Part of speech: noun

A following consecutively.

Part of speech: noun

A sequence.

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Usage examples "succession":

  1. Mr Hingeston took hold of the steering- wheel, also very much like that of the Ithuriel, with his left hand, and touched in quick succession three buttons on a signal- board at his right hand. - "The World Peril of 1910", George Griffith.
  2. Three shots were fired in quick succession, and a cry of " Oh, my Lord!" - "Blindfolded", Earle Ashley Walcott.
  3. Seventeen were captured in succession at the top of one rise. - "On the Heels of De Wet", The Intelligence Officer.