S s


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [seer-eez]
    • /ˈsɪər iz/
    • /ˈsɪəriːz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [seer-eez]
    • /ˈsɪər iz/

Definitions of series word

  • noun plural series a group or a number of related or similar things, events, etc., arranged or occurring in temporal, spatial, or other order or succession; sequence. 1
  • noun plural series a number of games, contests, or sporting events, with the same participants, considered as a unit: The two baseball clubs played a five-game series. 1
  • noun plural series a set, as of coins or stamps. 1
  • noun plural series a set of successive volumes or issues of a periodical published in like form with similarity of subject or purpose. 1
  • noun plural series Radio and Television. a daily or weekly program with the same cast and format and a continuing story, as a soap opera, situation comedy, or drama. a number of related programs having the same theme, cast, or format: a series of four programs on African wildlife. 1
  • noun plural series Mathematics. a sequence of terms combined by addition, as 1 + ½ + ¼ + ⅛ + … ½ n. infinite series. 1

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Origin of series

First appearance:

before 1605
One of the 40% oldest English words
1605-15; < Latin seriēs; akin to serere to connect

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Series


series popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 97% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

series usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for series

noun series

  • aeon — An aeon is an extremely long period of time.
  • aftereffect — The aftereffects of an event, experience, or substance are the conditions which result from it.
  • autocade — a procession or parade of automobiles; motorcade.
  • calibration — to determine, check, or rectify the graduation of (any instrument giving quantitative measurements).
  • checklist — A checklist is a list of all the things that you need to do, information that you want to find out, or things that you need to take somewhere, which you make in order to ensure that you do not forget anything.

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