succession etymology

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

Detailed word origin of succession

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
successio Latin (lat) Succession. Successors (collectively).
succession Old French (fro)
succession English (eng) (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.