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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
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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.
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.
Besides, since yesterday I have experienced the excitement of a person to whom a tale has been half- told, and who is impatient to hear the sequel.
He drank the spirits and impatiently bade us go; terminating his command with a sequel of horrid imprecations too bad to repeat or remember.
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.
Her companions first set about fully reviving her with a little liquor, and then Sir Francis narrated to her what had passed, dwelling upon the courage with which Phileas Fogg had not hesitated to risk his life to save her, and recounting the happy sequel of the venture, the result of Passepartout's rash idea.
As the sequel to what has already been said, we must proceed to consider what the poet should aim at, and what he should avoid, in constructing his plots; and by what means the specific effect of Tragedy will be produced.
The young men burst into a laugh, and as may be supposed, the affair had no other sequel.
For whereas in general the conspirator has to fear before the execution of his plot, in this case he has also to fear the sequel to the crime; because on account of it he has the people for an enemy, and thus cannot hope for any escape.
How long a time had fled since the children bad felt any curiousity to hear the sequel of this venerable chair's adventures
How much Julia was mistaken the sequel of our tale will show.