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

7 senses of series

Sense 1
series -- (similar things placed in order or happening one after another; "they were investigating a series of bank robberies")
       => ordering, order, ordination -- (logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements; "we shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation")

Sense 2
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 3
series, serial, serial publication -- (a periodical that appears at scheduled times)
       => periodical -- (a publication that appears at fixed intervals)

Sense 4
series -- ((sports) several contests played successively by the same teams; "the visiting team swept the series")
       => contest, competition -- (an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants)

Sense 5
series -- ((electronics) connection of components in such a manner that current flows first through one and then through the other; "the voltage divider consisted of a series of fixed resistors")
       => connection, connexion, connectedness -- (a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it); "there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare")

Sense 6
series -- (a group of postage stamps having a common theme or a group of coins or currency selected as a group for study or collection; "the Post Office issued a series commemorating famous American entertainers"; "his coin collection included the complete series of Indian-head pennies")
       => group, grouping -- (any number of entities (members) considered as a unit)

Sense 7
series -- ((mathematics) the sum of a finite or infinite sequence of expressions)
       => polynomial, multinomial -- (a mathematical function that is the sum of a number of terms)

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