sequence

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
Order of succession
Nouns
1. sequence, coming after; going after, following, consecutiveness, succession, extension, continuation, order of succession, successiveness; flow chart; continuity. See rear, pursuit, accompaniment.
2. successor, sequel, continuance; futurity, posteriority.
Verbs
1. succeed; come after, come on, come next; follow (up), ensue, step into the shoes of; alternate; place after, suffix, append (see addition).
2. pursue, go after, fly after; attend, beset, dance attendance on, dog; hang on the skirts of; tread on the heels of; lag, get behind.
Adjectives
1. succeeding, successive; sequent, subsequent, consequent; ensuing, proximate, next; consecutive, alternate; latter, posterior; chronological (see chronology).
2. following, attendant, trailing, in line, in sequence. Slang, hand running.
Adverbs — after, subsequently; behind, in the rear of, in the wake of; successively; sequentially, consequentially, consequently; after which, whereupon; as follows, next; as soon as; seriatim.
Antonyms, see priority, precedence.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Succession]
Syn. order, continuity, continuousness, concatenation, continuance, successiveness, progression, graduation, consecutiveness, flow, consecution, perpetuity, unbrokenness, catenation, subsequence, course.
2. [Arrangement]
Syn. placement, distribution, classification; see order 3 .
3. [A series]
Syn. chain, string, array; see series .
See Synonym Study at series .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
series, order, succession, lineup, progression, array, cycle, train, course, string, round.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. Something brought about by a cause: aftermath, consequence, corollary, effect, end product, event, fruit, harvest, issue, outcome, precipitate, ramification, result, resultant, sequel, sequent, upshot. See CAUSE. 2. A way in which things follow each other in space or time: consecution, order, procession, succession. See ORDER, PRECEDE. 3. A way or condition of being arranged: arrangement, categorization, classification, deployment, disposal, disposition, distribution, formation, grouping, layout, lineup, order, organization, placement. See ORDER. 4. A number of things placed or occurring one after the other: chain, consecution, course, order, procession, progression, round, run, series, string, succession, suite, train. Informal: streak. See ORDER.

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