consecutive sequent sequential serial successive

consecutive sequent sequential serial successive
ordered ordered adj. 1. having or evincing a systematic arrangement; especially, having elements succeeding in order according to rule; as, an ordered sequence; an ordered pair. Opposite of {disordered} or {unordered}. [Narrower terms: {abecedarian, alphabetical}; {consecutive, sequent, sequential, serial, successive ] [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

2. arranged in order.

Syn: orderly, regulated. [WordNet 1.5]

3. in good order.

Syn: so(predicate). [WordNet 1.5]

4. disposed or placed in a particular kind of order. OPposite of {disarranged}.

Syn: arranged. [WordNet 1.5]

5. arranged according to a quantitative criterion.

Syn: graded, ranked. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

6. marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts.

Syn: consistent, logical, orderly. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • consecutive — con·sec·u·tive adj: following one after the other in order con·sec·u·tive·ly adv Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. consecutive …   Law dictionary

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  • consecutive — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. See continuity, sequence. Ant., broken, intermittent. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Successive] Syn. continuous, serial, seriatim, in turn, progressive, connected, in order, in sequence, sequential,… …   English dictionary for students

  • successive — succeeding / successive [adj] following alternating, consecutive, ensuing, following after, in a row, in line, next, next in line for, next in order, next off, next up, rotating, sequent, sequential, serial, seriate, subsequent, subsequential,… …   New thesaurus

  • consecutive — Synonyms and related words: after, attendant, cadet, catenary, connected, consistent, continuous, enlarging, ensuing, following, increasing, joined, junior, later, lineal, linear, orderly, ordinal, posterior, progressive, puisne, sequent,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • successive — Synonyms and related words: after, alternating, appendant, attendant, cadet, catenary, consecutive, consequent, continual, continuous, ensuing, following, junior, later, lineal, linear, next, ordinal, posterior, postpositional, postpositive,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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