- 1A published, broadcast, or recorded work that continues the story or develops the theme of an earlier one: the sequel toHome Alone The Prisoner of Zenda and its sequelMore example sentences
- Studio execs in Hollywood are apparently looking for more original blockbusters and less sequels.
- If all its sequels and spin-offs ran continuously on a single channel, it would play for over a month.
- I've actually got to figure out a place to end this so I can start the sequel to this story.
- 1.1Something that takes place after or as a result of an earlier event: this encouragement to grow potatoes had a disastrous sequel some fifty years laterMore example sentences
- The tsunami has certainly equipped a number of people with the skills to handle post disaster emotional and psychological sequels.
in the sequel
- British • formal As things develop: this modification of style, as will become clearer in the sequel, does not invalidate our earlier approachMore example sentences
- Other points will become clearer in the sequel.
- That this should be the case will become clearer in the sequel.
late Middle English (in the senses 'body of followers', 'descendants' and 'consequence'): from Old French sequelle or Latin sequella, from sequi 'follow'.