I. WORDS EXPRESSING ABSTRACT RELATIONS

I [Verbs] ORDER

2. CONSECUTIVE ORDER

[Uninterrupted sequence] Continuity.

[Antonyms: discontinuity.]

[Nouns] continuity; consecution, consecutiveness; succession, round, suite, progression, series, train, chain; catenation, concatenation; scale; gradation, course; ceaselessness, constant flow, unbroken extent.

procession, column; retinue, cortege, cavalcade, rank and file, line of battle, array.

pedigree, genealogy, lineage, race; ancestry, descent, family, house; line, line of ancestors; strain.

rank, file, line, row, range, tier, string, thread, team; suit; colonnade.

[Verbs] follow in a series, form a series; fall in.

arrange in a series, collate; string together, file, thread, graduate, organize, sort, tabulate.

[Adjectives] continuous, continued; consecutive; progressive, gradual; serial, successive; immediate, unbroken, entire; linear; in a line, in a row; uninterrupted, unintermitting; unremitting; perennial, evergreen; constant.

[Adverbs] continuously; seriatim; in a line; in succession, in turn; running, gradually, step by step, gradatim, at a stretch; in file, in column, in single file, in Indian file.

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