1. Following in order or in uninterrupted course; coming after without interruption or interval; following one after another in a line or series; consecutive; as, the successive revolution of years; the successive kings of Egypt; successive strokes of a hammer.
Send the successive ills through ages down. --Prior.
2. Having or giving the right of succeeding to an inheritance; inherited by succession; hereditary; as, a successive title; a successive empire. [Obs.]
Successive induction. Math. See Induction, 5.
adj : in regular succession without gaps; "serial concerts" [syn:
consecutive, sequent, sequential, serial]