Hierarchy and Succession


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Hierarchy noun – A scheme of rank or order.
Succession and hierarchy are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Succession" instead a noun "Hierarchy".
Nearby Words: hierarchical, hierarchic
Synonyms for Hierarchy


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Succession noun – Acquisition of property by descent or by will.
Hierarchy and succession are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Hierarchy" instead a noun "Succession".
Nearby Words: success, successive, successor, successively, successiveness
Synonyms for Succession

How words are described

old old hierarchy old succession
clear clear hierarchy clear succession
many many hierarchy many succession
proper proper hierarchy proper succession
Other adjectives: actual, male, new, traditional, imperial, feudal.

Both words in one sentence

  • The Casanova There are so many, that in order to stop family feuds and succession wars, he has them perform in blood sports to establish a hierarchy.
    Source: The Casanova
  • It's not made clear if there is any hierarchy in place to determine succession.
  • Literature / Warrior Cats Succession Crisis: Happens a couple times, despite the fact that the Clans' hierarchy is set up in a way to avoid it.
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