Order and Succession


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Order noun – The way objects in space or events in time are arranged or follow one another.
Usage example: we haven't found out the order of the speeches yet

Succession is a synonym for order in sequence topic. In some cases you can use "Succession" instead a noun "Order", when it comes to topics like arrangement.
Nearby Words: ordered, orderly, ordering, orderliness
Synonyms for Order


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Succession noun – The action of following in order.
Order is a synonym for succession in sequence topic. You can use "Order" instead a noun "Succession", if it concerns topics such as series.
Nearby Words: success, successive, successor, successively, successiveness
Synonyms for Succession

How words are described

old old order old succession
normal normal order normal succession
short short order short succession
direct direct order direct succession
Other adjectives: proper, actual, quick, random, previous.

Both words in one sentence

  • The Evil Prince One of the many people trying to murder you in Long Live the Queen is doing so in order to move up the order of succession.
  • Aston does so in order to avoid a messy succession crisis between Hubert and his older brother, Asbel.
  • Guide Dang It / Platform Games When you're running the 100M Splash in The Aquatic Games (at least the Sega version), you have to press the A and B buttons in rapid succession in order to move.
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