Synonyms of sequence
1 successionDictionary • the sequence of events that led to the murder
succession • He took a succession of jobs which have stood him in good stead.
course • a series of naval battles which altered the course of history
series • a series of explosions
chain • a horrific chain of events
procession • a seemingly endless procession of corruption cases
progression • the steady progression of events in my life
2 orderDictionary • The chronological sequence gives the book an element of structure.
order • List the key headings and sort them in a logical order.
structure • The chemical structure of this particular molecule is very unusual.
arrangement • an imaginative flower arrangement
placement • The treatment involves the placement of electrodes in the inner ear.
layout • He tried to recall the layout of the farmhouse.
3 partDictionary • the best sequence in the film
part • He works in a different part of the company.
scene • She was told to cut some scenes from her new series.
section • a geological section of a rock
episode • The final episode will be shown next Saturday.
extract • He read us an extract from his latest novel.
excerpt • an excerpt from Tchaikovsky's 'Nutcracker'
clip • an historical film clip of Lenin speaking
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• an imaginative flower arrangement
• a horrific chain of events
clipA clip from a film or a radio or television programme is a short piece of it that is broadcast separately.
• an historical film clip of Lenin speaking
Thesaurus for sequence from the Collins English Thesaurus
an arrangement of two or more things in a successive order