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successor

Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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substantive

P. and V. ὁ ἐπιών, or use adj., διάδοχος.

heir: P. κληρονόμος, ὁ, V. ἔγκληρος, ὁ.

mindarus came from Lacedaemon as Astyochus' successor in the command: P. Μίνδαρος διάδοχος τῆς Ἀστυόχου ναυαρχίας ἐκ Λακεδαίμονος ἐπῆλθε (Thuc. 8, 85).

successors, succeeding generations: see under succeeding.

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Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

successor: ōris, m. succedo, II.,
I a follower, successor in office, possession, time, etc. (class.; cf. vicarius): conjunctissimus, Cic. Fam. 3, 3, 1; cf.: successori decessor invidit, id. Scaur. Fragm. 33; id. Prov. Cons. 15, 37; id. Fl. 14, 33; id. Fam. 3, 6, 2: successorem alicui mittere, to remove from office, Liv. 23, 27, 12; cf. id. 32, 28, 1: legato eum consulari successorem dedisse, Suet. Aug. 88; id. Dom. 1: successorem accipere, to be removed, Plin. Ep. 8, 13, 23: successores Alexandri, Quint. 12, 10, 6: studii successor et heres, Ov. M. 3, 589: quo successore (Philoctete) sagittae Herculis utuntur, i. e. the succeeding possessor, inheritor, id. ib. 13, 51: alieni criminis successor, Dig. 48, 19, 26: successore novo vincitur omnis amor, by a new favorite, Ov. R. Am. 462; cf.: novus habendus (clipeo), id. M. 13, 119: propositi successor honoris Junius, id. F. 5, 77: successor fuit hic tibi, Galle; Propertius illi, i. e. he followed you, wrote after you, id. Tr. 4, 10, 53.—Of a female: Phoebe, Fraternis successor equis, Corn. Sev. ap. Charis. p. 66 P.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

successŏr,¹⁰ ōris, m. (succedo), successeur dans une fonction : Cic. Prov. 37 ; Fl. 33, etc. || héritier : Quint. 12, 10, 6 ; Ov. M. 13, 51 || remplaçant : Ov. Rem. 462 ; au f., (Phœbe) fraternis successor equis Corn. Sev. d. Char. 86, 10, (Phébé) qui succède au char de son frère [le soleil].

Latin > German (Georges)

successor, ōris, m. (succedo), der Nachfolger im Amte, im Besitze, Gewerbe usw., Ggstz. decessor, Cic. u.a.: succ. officii patris mei, Vell.: succ. potentiae eius, Vell.: scholae, Sen. rhet.: magni patrimonii, Sen. rhet.: quasi Pythagorae succ. et heres, Mart.: studii, Ov.: sagittae, Erbe, Ov.: successorem sibi deligere, Gell.: loci sui et magisterii successorem deligere, Gell.: successorem petere, Liv. epit.: successorem alci mittere, jmdm. einen N. schicken, Liv. epit., im übeln Sinne = jmd. des Amtes entsetzen, Liv. epit.: successorem alci dare, des Amtes entsetzen, Spart.: dare alqm alci successorem (als N.), Suet. u. Iustin.: successorem accipere, des Amtes entsetzt werden, Plin. ep. u. Spart.: Thales Anaximenem discipulum et successorem reliquit, Augustin. – als fem., (Phoebe) fraternis successor equis, Corn. Sev. bei Charis. 86, 10. – übtr., Iunius successor Maii, Ov.: novus, ein neuer Schild, Ov.: neue Liebe (Geliebte), Ov.

Latin > English

successor successoris N M :: successor