Series and Succession


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


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Succession noun – A group of people or things arranged or following in order.
Usage example: a succession of failures

Series is a synonym for succession in sequence topic. You can use "Series" instead a noun "Succession", if it concerns topics such as event, order, continuation. popular alternative
Nearby Words: success, successive, successor, successively, successiveness
Synonyms for Succession

How words are described

old old series old succession
long long series long succession
similar similar series similar succession
short short series short succession
Other adjectives: many, endless, proper, actual, main, new, next, previous.
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