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Definition of "sequence" []

  • A following of one thing after another; succession. (noun)
  • An order of succession; an arrangement. (noun)
  • A related or continuous series. See Synonyms at series. (noun)
  • Games Three or more playing cards in consecutive order; a run. (noun)
  • A series of related shots that constitute a complete unit of action in a movie. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sequence" in a sentence
  • "The next New Adventure in sequence is Paul Cornell's Love and War, which I read a year and a half ago (and greatly enjoyed); but I shall skip it for now and go on to Ben Aaronovitch's Transit - I am not a particular fan of Aaronovitch's writing, but let's see if this will bring me round."
  • "Perhaps most important, MTVhive.com has launched another new program, "Weird Vibes," that flaunts MTV's vintage format: music videos, interviews with indie and underground artists, and a title sequence lifted right out of 1986."
  • "I bought a Colt 1991A1 with the Serial Numbers in sequence from the old Colt Model 1911A1 my grandfather had (mine was about 20,000 higher in sequence from his)"