What does the word succession mean?

Usage examples for 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 by George Griffith
  2. Three shots were fired in quick succession, and a cry of " Oh, my Lord!" – Blindfolded by Earle Ashley Walcott
  3. Seventeen were captured in succession at the top of one rise. – On the Heels of De Wet by The Intelligence Officer