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

2 senses of serial

Sense 1
serial, series -- (a serialized set of programs; "a comedy series"; "the Masterworks concert series")
       => broadcast, program, programme -- (a radio or television show; "did you see his program last night?")

Sense 2
series, serial, serial publication -- (a periodical that appears at scheduled times)
       => periodical -- (a publication that appears at fixed intervals)

Antonyms of adj serial

2 of 4 senses of serial

Sense 1
consecutive, sequent, sequential, serial, successive -- (in regular succession without gaps; "serial concerts")

INDIRECT (VIA ordered) -> disordered, unordered -- (not arranged in order)

Sense 4
serial, in series (predicate), nonparallel -- (of or relating to the sequential performance of multiple operations; "serial processing")

INDIRECT (VIA asynchronous) -> synchronous, synchronal, synchronic -- (occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase; "recovery was synchronous with therapy"- Jour.A.M.A.; "a synchronous set of clocks"; "the synchronous action of a bird's wings in flight"; "synchronous oscillations")

Similarity of adj serial

4 senses of serial

Sense 1
consecutive, sequent, sequential, serial, successive -- (in regular succession without gaps; "serial concerts")
       => ordered (vs. disordered) -- (having a systematic arrangement; especially having elements succeeding in order according to rule; "an ordered sequence")

Sense 2
serial -- (pertaining to or composed in serial technique; "serial music")

Sense 3
serial -- (pertaining to or occurring in or producing a series; "serial monogamy"; "serial killing"; "a serial killer"; "serial publication")

Sense 4
serial, in series (predicate), nonparallel -- (of or relating to the sequential performance of multiple operations; "serial processing")
       => asynchronous (vs. synchronous) -- (not synchronous; not occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase)

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