Succession etymology


English word succession comes from Latin successio (Succession. Successors (collectively).)

Etymology of succession

Detailed word origin of succession

Dictionary entry Language Definition
successio Latin (lat) Succession. Successors (collectively).
succession Old French (fro)
succession English (en) (obsolete, rare) The person who succeeds to rank or office; a successor or heir.. A group of rocks or strata that succeed one another in chronological order.. A passing of royal powers.. A sequence of things in order.. An act of following in sequence.