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Success vs Sequel - What's the difference?

success | sequel |

As a proper noun success

is a town in arkansas.

As a noun sequel is

(narratology) a narrative that is written after another narrative set in the same universe, especially a narrative that is chronologically set after its predecessors, or (perhaps improper usage) any narrative that has a preceding narrative of its own.

success

Alternative forms

* successe (archaic)

Noun

  • (obsolete) Something which happens as a consequence; the outcome or result.
  • * 1644 , (John Milton), Aeropagitica :
  • I suppose them as at the beginning of no meane endeavour, not a little alter'd and mov'd inwardly in their mindes: Some with doubt of what will be the successe , others with fear of what will be the censure; some with hope, others with confidence of what they have to speake.
  • The achievement of one's aim or goal.
  • His third attempt to pass the entrance exam was a success .
  • (business) financial profitability.
  • Don't let success go to your head.
  • One who, or that which, achieves assumed goals.
  • Scholastically, he was a success .
    The new range of toys has been a resounding success .
  • The fact of getting or achieving wealth, respect, or fame.
  • She is country music's most recent success .

    Antonyms

    * failure

    Derived terms

    * nothing succeeds like success * successful * successfully

    sequel

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (narratology) A narrative that is written after another narrative set in the same universe, especially a narrative that is chronologically set after its predecessors, or (perhaps improper usage) any narrative that has a preceding narrative of its own.
  • Antonyms

    * prequel

    Coordinate terms

    * midquel

    Derived terms

    * direct sequel * distant sequel * midquel * prequel * requel