Chain and Series


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Chain noun – A series of things depending on each other as if linked together.
Usage example: the chain of command

Series is a synonym for chain in order topic. In some cases you can use "Series" instead a noun "Chain", when it comes to topics like group, set, sequence, line. popular alternative
Nearby Words: chained, chainlet, chaining
Synonyms for Chain


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Series noun – Similar things placed in order or happening one after another.
Chain is a synonym for series in order topic. You can use "Chain" instead a noun "Series", if it concerns topics such as sequence, group, set, line. popular alternative
Nearby Word: serially
Synonyms for Series

How words are described

old old chain old series
full full chain full series
long long chain long series
short short chain short series
Other adjectives: regular, certain, original, proper, single, popular, actual, entire, successful, main, new, next, different, recent.

Both words in one sentence

  • After helping chain off a great deal of toys and merchandise for the series, Shaun the Sheep was later granted his own TV series and set to have his own feature film.
  • The third in the series broke the chain, though, as its title, From The New World, meant something (unlike its predescessors, set in Europe, it was set in North America).
  • Streisand Effect That one series of emails set off a chain reaction that effectively killed Ocean Marketing and, with it, Paul's career.
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