Synonyms of successor
heirDictionary • He set out several principles that he hopes will guide his successors.
heir • the heir to the throne
beneficiary • a sole beneficiary of a will
inheritor • Two thirds of inheritors promptly sold the houses they were left.
descendant • They are descendants of the original settlers.
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• a sole beneficiary of a will
descendantSomeone's descendants are the people in later generations who are related to them.
• They are descendants of the original settlers.
heirAn heir is someone who has the right to inherit a person's money, property, or title when that person dies.
• the heir to the throne
Thesaurus for successor from the Collins English Thesaurus
a person or thing that follows, esp a person who succeeds another in an office