What is another word for chain of events?

Pronunciation: [t͡ʃˈe͡ɪn ɒv ɪvˈɛnts] (IPA)

A "chain of events" refers to a series of interconnected occurrences or incidents that happen one after the other, causing a significant impact on a particular outcome. There are several synonyms for this phrase, including a "sequence of events," "domino effect," "cause and effect," "concatenation of events," "pattern of occurrences," "string of happenings," or a "ripple effect." These phrases indicate a cascade of events that inevitably leads to a certain outcome. Each term implies a link between the incidents, where one incident leads to the next, ultimately resulting in a final outcome. Regardless of which phrase is preferred, it alludes to the idea that every action has a consequence, and every outcome results from a sequence of events.

What are the hypernyms for Chain of events?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with Chain of events

  • The ideal reasoner, he remarked, would, when he had once been shown a single fact in all its bearings, deduce from it not only all the chain of events which led up to it but also all the results which would follow from it.
    Arthur Conan Doyle
  • They played Boston. They played at the Boston Tea Party and through an amazing chain of events I got to hang out with them backstage even though I was underage.
    Jonathan Richman
  • If I haven't made myself clear, this worrisome chain of events describes the game of the nineteenth century.
    John Thorn
  • I think, then, that man, after having satisfied his first longing for facts, wanted something fuller - some grouping, some adaptation to his capacity and experience, of the links of this vast chain of events which his sight could not take in.
    Alfred de Vigny

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