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Another word for consecution

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Noun
  1. A way in which things follow each other in space or time

      1. The prescribed form or customary procedure, as in a meeting or court of law:
      2. A style of building:
      3. A sequence or arrangement of successive things:
      1. The movement of such a group.
      2. A group of persons, vehicles, or objects moving along in an orderly, formal manner.
      3. A number of persons or things moving forward, as in a parade, in an orderly, formal way
      1. The following of one thing after another in chronological, causal, or logical order; succession or continuity
      2. (Biochem.) The linear order of bases in a nucleic acid or of amino acids in a protein
      3. An order of succession; an arrangement.
      1. The act of succeeding or coming after another in order or sequence or to an office, estate, throne, etc.
      2. The act or process of following in order or sequence.
      3. The order or line of such a series
    See also:

    order

    precede

  2. A number of things placed or occurring one after the other

      1. A number of stores, restaurants, etc. owned by one company, specif., such a group of franchised businesses having the same name
      2. A connected, flexible series of links, typically of metal, used especially for holding objects together, for restraining, or for transmitting mechanical power.
      3. A series of closely linked or connected things:
      1. Development in a particular way; progress:
      2. A complete body of prescribed studies constituting a curriculum:
      3. A part of a meal served as a unit at one time:
      1. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
      2. A condition in which freedom from disorder or disruption is maintained through respect for established authority:
      3. The sequence or arrangement of things or events; series; succession
      1. The movement of such a group.
      2. A group of persons, vehicles, or objects moving along in an orderly, formal manner.
      3. A number of persons or things moving forward, as in a parade, in an orderly, formal way
      1. A sequence or succession, as of acts, happenings, etc.
      2. A continuous series; a sequence:
      3. Movement or change from one member of a continuous series to the next:
      1. Movement in a circular course or about an axis
      2. (Sports & Games) A unit of play that occupies a specified time, constitutes a certain number of plays, or allows each player a turn, especially the 18-hole sequence played in golf or one of the periods in a boxing match.
      3. A complete course, succession, or series:
      1. (Baseball) A point scored whenever a base runner successfully touches all four bases in the proper order without being out
      2. (Football) A player's act of carrying the ball, usually for a specified distance:
      3. The migration of fish, especially in order to spawn.
      1. A continuous or related series, often of uniform things
      2. A series of related shots that constitute a complete unit of action in a movie.
      3. An order of succession; an arrangement.
      1. A number of things produced as a related group; set, as of books or television programs, related in subject, format, etc., or dealing with the same characters
      2. (Geology) A group of rock formations closely related in time of origin and distinct as a group from other formations.
      3. (Elec.) An arrangement of devices in a circuit, in which the current flows sequentially through a series of components
      1. A series of similar or related acts, events, or items:
      2. Any series of things in close or uninterrupted succession
      3. The act of stroking the cue ball so that it rebounds from the far cushion to stop as close as possible to the string line, for determining the order of play
      1. A series of heirs or rightful successors of any kind
      2. A number of persons or things coming one after another in time or space; series; sequence
      3. The order or line of such a series
      1. An instrumental composition consisting of a series of varying movements or pieces.
      2. A connected series or succession of objects; a number of things used or classed together; a set; as, a suite of rooms; a suite of minerals.
      3. (Music) A musical form, popular before the time of the sonata, consisting of a string or series of pieces all in the same key, mostly in various dance rhythms, with sometimes an elaborate prelude.
      1. A series of consequences wrought by an event; aftermath.
      2. A group of persons, animals, vehicles, etc. that follow one another in a line; procession; caravan; cortege
      3. Any connected order or arrangement; series; sequence
      1. (Informal) A brief run or stretch, as of luck.
      2. A period, spell, or series
      3. An unbroken series, as of wins or losses.
    See also:

    order