English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'episode'

(noun) 
Definition
an event or series of events
an unhappy episode in my life
Synonyms
event
in the wake of recent events in Europe
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experience
It was an experience I would not like to go through again.
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happening
plans to hire freelance reporters to cover the latest happenings
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matter
It was a private matter.
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affair
The government has mishandled the whole affair.
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incident
They have not based it on any incident from the past.
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circumstance
I'm making inquiries about the circumstances of the disappearance.
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adventure
I set off for a new adventure in the US on the first day of the year.
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occurrence
Traffic jams are now a daily occurrence.
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(noun) 
He suffered three episodes of depression in two years.
Synonyms
period
a period of a few months
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attack
It brought on an attack of asthma.
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spell
There has been a spell of dry weather.
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phase
The crisis is entering a crucial phase.
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bout
I was suffering with a bout of nerves.
(noun) 
Definition
any of the sections into which a novel or a television or radio serial is divided
The final episode will be shown next Saturday.
Synonyms
instalment
The next instalment deals with the social impact of the war.
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part
He works in a different part of the company.
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scene
the opening scene
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section
a geological section of a rock
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chapter
I took the title of this chapter from one of my favorite songs.
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passage
He read a passage from the Bible.
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webisode

Additional synonyms

in the sense of adventure
Definition
a risky undertaking, the ending of which is uncertain
I set off for a new adventure in the US on the first day of the year.
in the sense of affair
Definition
a thing to be done or attended to
The government has mishandled the whole affair.
in the sense of attack
Definition
any sudden appearance of a disease or symptoms
It brought on an attack of asthma.

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