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se·quel

 (sē′kwəl)
n.
1. Something that follows as a continuation, especially a literary, dramatic, or cinematic work whose narrative continues that of a preexisting work.
2. A result or consequence: "Our dreams are the sequel of our waking knowledge" (Ralph Waldo Emerson).

[Middle English sequele, from Old French sequelle, from Latin sequēla, from sequī, to follow; see sekw- in Indo-European roots.]

sequel

(ˈsiːkwəl)
n
1. anything that follows from something else; development
2. a consequence or result
3. a novel, play, etc, that continues a previously related story
[C15: from Late Latin sequēla, from Latin sequī to follow]

se•quel

(ˈsi kwəl)

n.
1. a literary or filmic work that takes up and continues the narrative of a preceding work.
2. a subsequent development.
3. a result; consequence.
[1375–1425; late Middle English sequel(e) < Latin sequēla what follows =sequ(ī) to follow + -ēla n. suffix]

sequel

A major operation that follows the current major operation. Plans for a sequel are based on the possible outcomes (success, stalemate, or defeat) associated with the current operation. See also branch.

Sequel

 a train of followers, 1420; a suite, 1572, a logical consequence; descendants.
Examples: sequel of hangers-on, 1552; of descendants 1572; of followers, 1420; of heirs and sequels, 1533; a sequel and route of worldly and gallant servants, 1491; of songs and rhapsodies, 1713.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sequel - something that follows something else
final result, outcome, resultant, termination, result - something that results; "he listened for the results on the radio"
2.sequel - a part added to a book or play that continues and extends it
addendum, supplement, postscript - textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end

sequel

noun
1. follow-up, continuation, development She is currently writing a sequel.
2. consequence, result, outcome, conclusion, end, issue, payoff (informal), upshot The arrests were a direct sequel to the investigations.

sequel

noun
Translations
تَتِمَّهنَتِيجَةنَتيجَه
další dílnásledekpokračování
fortsættelsekonsekvensfølge
jatko-osa
nastavak
afleiîingframhald
続篇
속편
sekasturpinājums
ďalší diel
fortsättning
เรื่องราวที่ติดตามมา
cuốn tiếp theo

sequel

[ˈsiːkwəl] N
1. (= film, book) → continuación f
2. (= consequence) → consecuencia f, resultado m
it had a tragic sequeltuvo un resultado trágico

sequel

[ˈsiːkwəl] n
(= film, book) → suite f
a sequel to sth → une suite à qch
She plans to make a sequel to the hit movie → Elle prévoit tourner la suite au film à succès.
(= event) → suites fpl
There was a strange sequel to these events → Ces événements ont eu des suites étranges.
to be a sequel to sth → faire suite à qch
The police said the clash was a sequel to yesterday's strike action → La police a déclaré que l'affrontement faisait suite à la grève d'hier.

sequel

nFolge f(to von); (of book, film)Fortsetzung f(to von); it had a tragic sequeles hatte ein tragisches Nachspiel

sequel

[ˈsiːkwl] n (of film, book) sequel (to)seguito (di); (of event) → conseguenza (di), strascico (di)

sequel

(ˈsiːkwəl) noun
(sometimes with to).
1. a result or consequence. an unpleasant sequel to an incident.
2. a story that is a continuation of an earlier story. a sequel to a story about a boy called Matthew.

sequel

نَتِيجَة pokračování fortsættelse Fortsetzung συνέχεια continuación jatko-osa suite nastavak seguito 続篇 속편 vervolg fortsettelse dalszy ciąg continuação продолжение fortsättning เรื่องราวที่ติดตามมา devamı cuốn tiếp theo 续集
References in classic literature ?
How graciously Amy critisized the artistic parts of the story, and offered hints for a sequel, which unfortunately couldn't be carried out, as the hero and heroine were dead.
As the thought and blush were the usual sequel of her reflections, it is to be feared that they may have been at times the impelling cause.
The schoolroom piano broke into all gruesome fancies; and when that failed there were confabulations in corners, with a sequel of one of them going out in the highest spirits in order to "come in" as something new.
It was but some few days after encountering the Frenchman, that a most significant event befell the most insignificant of the Pequod's crew; an event most lamentable; and which ended in providing the sometimes madly merry and predestinated craft with a living and ever accompanying prophecy of whatever shattered sequel might prove her own.
Had she not, with a folly which no tongue could express, prevented her marrying the unexceptionable young man who would have made her happy and respectable in the line of life to which she ought to belong all would have been safe; none of this dreadful sequel would have been.
I did not ask what she meant by "all being over," but I suppose she referred to the expected decease of her mother and the gloomy sequel of funeral rites.
He drank the spirits and impatiently bade us go; terminating his command with a sequel of horrid imprecations too bad to repeat or remember.
Erskine," said Agatha, interposing quickly to forestall a retort from Jane, with its usual sequel of a domestic squabble.
In the sequel of the inquiry through which I propose to accompany you, the truths intended to be inculcated will receive further confirmation from facts and arguments hitherto unnoticed.
The chevalier had cast his plummet-line into the waters of du Bousquier; and, as we shall see by the sequel, he was not mistaken in any of his conjectures.
He remembered something like it in the past, a street-lamp crowned and caked upon the windward side with snow, the wind uttering its mournful hoot, himself looking on, even as now; but the cold had struck too sharply on his wits, and memory failed him as to the date and sequel of the reminiscence.
The sequel to the strange arrival of the derelict in the storm last night is almost more startling than the thing itself.