sequel

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sequel a part added to a book or play that continues and extends it
    • n sequel something that follows something else
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sequel Conclusion; inference.
    • Sequel Consequence; event; effect; result; as, let the sun cease, fail, or swerve, and the sequel would be ruin.
    • Sequel That which follows; a succeeding part; continuation; as, the sequel of a man's advantures or history. "O, let me say no more!
      Gather the sequel by that went before."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sequel That which follows and forms a continuation; a succeeding part: as, the sequel of a man's adventures or history.
    • n sequel Consequence; result; event.
    • n sequel Consequence inferred; consequentialness.
    • n sequel Succession; order.
    • n sequel Those who follow or come after; descendants.
    • n sequel In Scots law. See thirlage.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Sequel sē′kwel that which follows, the succeeding part: result, consequence: :
    • n Sequel sē′kwel (obs.) descendants
    • n Sequel sē′kwel (Scots law) thirlage.
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Quotations

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    “Though the Jazz Age continued it became less and less an affair of youth. The sequel was like a children's party taken over by the elders.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. sequela, fr. sequit, to follow: cf. F. séquelle, a following. See Sue to follow
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. sequelasequi; Gr. hepesthai, to follow.

Usage

In literature:

Sentence of death in the wilderness was occasioned by a subsequent act of rebellion, as will be shewn in the sequel.
"Sermons on Various Important Subjects" by Andrew Lee
From 1537 onward, as a sequel of war or treaty, concessions, settlements, etc., were obtained by foreign Powers.
"Myths and Legends of China" by E. T. C. Werner
Accordingly, he acted up to his best light, and thus he succeeded admirably, as the sequel shows.
"The Underground Railroad" by William Still
How far this report was true the sequel of our history will set forth.
"Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2)" by John Roby
The sequel will show in what manner this courtesy and generosity were repaid by the French government.
"Narratives of Shipwrecks of the Royal Navy; between 1793 and 1849" by William O. S. Gilly
The sequel will show that I did not deceive myself in that.
"Narrative of a Voyage to the Northwest Coast of America in the years 1811, 1812, 1813, and 1814 or the First American Settlement on the Pacific" by Gabriel Franchere
This interesting story, which tradition has preserved in the form here given, has a no less interesting sequel.
"Historic Tales, Vol. 1 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
The events which they record are a natural and necessary sequel to the establishment of the theocracy, as given in the five books of Moses.
"Companion to the Bible" by E. P. Barrows
If he had pulled the north pole out of the earth the sequel could hardly have been more momentous.
"Pee-Wee Harris Adrift" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
Impaired movement of tendons and joints is, therefore, a common sequel to this variety of whitlow.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
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In poetry:

Six wintry months had come and gone,
The earth was robed in summer glory;
And then to mourning friends was known
The fearful sequel of my story.
"The Black Snakes" by Janet Hamilton
But I have sworn, in the Holy Land,-- Need I the sequel speak;
Too well, she cried, I understand!
Then grasped in agony his hand,
And hid her face on his cheek.
"The Harp Of Hoel" by William Lisle Bowles
Ambition, come hither! These vaults will unfold
The sequel of power, of glory, or gold;
Then rush into life, and roll on with its tide,
And bustle and toil for its pomp and its pride.
"The Valley Cemetery" by Mary Baker Eddy
For I wish you more than I
Ever knew of glorious deed,
Though no rapture passed me by
That an eager heart could heed,
Though I followed heights and sought
Things the sequel never brought.
"Wishes For My Son, Born On Saint Cecilia’s Day, 1912" by Thomas MacDonagh
God to you may give the sight
And the clear, undoubting strength
Wars to knit for single right,
Freedom’s war to knit at length,
And to win through wrath and strife,
To the sequel of my life.
"Wishes For My Son, Born On Saint Cecilia’s Day, 1912" by Thomas MacDonagh
His name Penardo he me told,
A youth ambitious, hardy, bold,
His trauell, lyfe and deads hes beine,
A warre, betuixt ambitione strong,
And craftie loue, that lested long,
Which be the sequel shal be seine.
"The Avthor To His Patrone" by Patrick Gordon

In news:

Kickstarter campaign launches to make a sequel to viral hit "Take This Lollipop ".
The Sequel Starring Herman Cain.
'Twilight' sequel is expected to remain No.
Transmedia work aims to expand growth prospects for sequels and beyond.
Movie Review Journey 2-The Mysterious Island: Sequel takes middling path on its search for adventure.
'Amazing Spider-Man' Director Marc Webb Pitches Sequel Villain: 'The Mime '.
"Wrath of the Titans": Sequel Muddles Action, Loses Star Power.
Movie Review Wrath of the Titans: Sequel continues mythic firefight.
It could be the sequel to the perfect storm.
Arlington Catholic's Erin Nee may give Jim Carrey a run for the starring role in any future sequels to "The Mask.".
Pauly Shore is DYING to make a terrible sequel.
Near the start of Burdette's yummy sequel to An Appetite for Murder, Key West, Fla.
Those who recall the story only from childhood reading, or from the MGM film, have perhaps never realized how strange the original book and its sequels are.
Don't expect Sex and the City to end with the upcoming sequel.
Rah - rah 'Electric Car' documentary sequel sputters and stalls.
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In science:

In the sequel we will be interested in QVB associated to a QPFB.
Locally trivial quantum vector bundles and associated vector bundles
Such a k -plet will be called a normalized k -plet in the sequel.
Random incidence matrices: moments of the spectral density
In the sequel, the variable T is replaced by Xt .
Ramification of local fields with imperfect residue fields
In the sequel by a reduction system we mean a subset of hX i × Lα .
Number Operator Algebras
The reason for this would become clear in the sequel, see section 8.
Monte Carlo: Basics
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