sequence

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Sequence is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
sequence

Plural
sequences

  1. (countable) A sequence is a set of things in a specific order.
    The sequence of feelings is: anger followed by sadness and finally calm.
    We read through several lines in sequence, but I kept missing my turn.
    Unless the data is sent in the correct sequence, it will not be usable.
    I read the books out of sequence, so I got confused.
  2. (countable) A sequence is a part of a movie or a story.
    In this sequence, you'll hear him tell her what really happened.

Synonyms[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
sequence

Third-person singular
sequences

Past tense
sequenced

Past participle
sequenced

Present participle
sequencing