Series and Set


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Series noun – Similar things placed in order or happening one after another.
Set is a synonym for series in collection topic. In some cases you can use "Set" instead a noun "Series", when it comes to topics like order, assortment, quantity, aggregation.
Nearby Word: serially
Synonyms for Series


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Set noun – A number of things considered as a unit.
Usage example: a set of tools

Series is a synonym for set in group topic. You can use "Series" instead a noun "Set", if it concerns topics such as collection, assortment, quantity, aggregation.
Nearby Words: setup, setting
Synonyms for Set

How words are described

old old series old set
full full series full set
long long series long set
short short series short set
Other adjectives: complete, certain, current, original, proper, actual, entire, main, animated, new, final, limited, next, last, different, comic, recent, previous.
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