Reign and Succession


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Reign noun – Controlling power or influence over others.
Succession and reign are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Succession" instead a noun "Reign".
Nearby Words: reigning, reigned
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Succession noun – Acquisition of property by descent or by will.
Reign and succession are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Reign" instead a noun "Succession".
Nearby Words: success, successive, successor, successively, successiveness
Synonyms for Succession

How words are described

old old reign old succession
long long reign long succession
short short reign short succession
stable stable reign stable succession
Other adjectives: peaceful, new, progressive, previous, fifth.

Both words in one sentence

  • Succession crisis is how Marshal Bernadotte became the Swedish crown prince (and later king, whose descendants still reign in Stockholm).
  • Series / The Tudors Not to mention Edward's reign, explaining why Lady Jane Grey - Mary's granddaughter through her daughter - would be included in the succession, when they only show Brandon having one son.
  • Video Game / Fate/Grand Order Succession Crisis: The Second Grail War is in Nero's turbulent reign, when a faction of pretenders raises up to knock Nero down from the throne faster than the historical record.
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