Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sequence

5 senses of sequence

Sense 1
sequence -- (serial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern; "the sequence of names was alphabetical"; "he invented a technique to determine the sequence of base pairs in DNA")
       => series -- (similar things placed in order or happening one after another; "they were investigating a series of bank robberies")

Sense 2
sequence, chronological sequence, succession, successiveness, chronological succession -- (a following of one thing after another in time; "the doctor saw a sequence of patients")
       => temporal arrangement, temporal order -- (arrangement of events in time)

Sense 3
sequence, episode -- (film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie)
       => film, photographic film -- (photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies)

Sense 4
succession, sequence -- (the action of following in order; "he played the trumps in sequence")
       => order, ordering -- (the act of putting things in a sequential arrangement; "there were mistakes in the ordering of items on the list")

Sense 5
sequence -- (several repetitions of a melodic phrase in different keys)
       => repeat, repetition -- (an event that repeats; "the events today were a repeat of yesterday's")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb sequence

2 senses of sequence

Sense 1
sequence -- (arrange in a sequence)
       => rate, rank, range, order, grade, place -- (assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide")

Sense 2
sequence -- (determine the order of constituents in; "They sequenced the human genome")
       => determine, find, find out, ascertain -- (establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study; "find the product of two numbers"; "The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize")

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