verb (used with object), se·quenced, se·quenc·ing.
Origin of sequence
Synonyms for sequence
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Historical Examples of unsequenced
In her helplessness, words came from her unsequenced and obscure.The Truth About Tristrem Varick
- cardsa set of three or more consecutive cards, usually of the same suit
- bridgea set of two or more consecutive cards
- an ordered set of numbers or other mathematical entities in one-to-one correspondence with the integers 1 to n
- an ordered infinite set of mathematical entities in one-to-one correspondence with the natural numbers
Word Origin for sequence
late 14c., "hymn sung after the Hallelujah and before the Gospel," from Old French sequence "answering verses" (13c.), from Medieval Latin sequentia "a following, a succession," from Latin sequentem (nominative sequens), present participle of sequi "to follow" (see sequel). In Church use, a partial loan-translation of Greek akolouthia, from akolouthos "following." General sense of "succession," also "a sequence at cards," appeared 1570s.
"arrange in a sequence," 1954, from sequence (n.). Related: Sequenced; sequencing.