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Webster 1913 Edition


Successively

Suc-ces′sive-ly

,
adv.
In a successive manner.
The whiteness, at length, changed
successively
into blue, indigo, and violet.
Sir I. Newton.

Webster 1828 Edition


Successively

SUCCESS'IVELY

,
adv.
In a series or order, one following another. He left three sons, who all reigned successively.
The whiteness at length changed successively into blue, indigo and violet.

Definition 2022


successively

successively

English

Adverb

successively (not comparable)

  1. In a serial or successive manner; one following another.
    December 20, 1787 My last to you was of Oct. 8 by the Count de Moustier. Yours of July 18. Sep. 6. & Oct. 24. have been successively received, yesterday, the day before & three or four days before that. — Thomas Jefferson, letter to James Madison.

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