sequence (v.) Look up sequence at Dictionary.com
"arrange in a sequence," 1954, from sequence (n.). Related: Sequenced; sequencing.
sequence (n.) Look up sequence at Dictionary.com
late 14c., "hymn sung after the Hallelujah and before the Gospel," from Old French sequence "answering verses" (13c.), from Medieval Latin sequentia "a following, a succession," from Latin sequentem (nominative sequens), present participle of sequi "to follow" (from PIE root *sekw- (1) "to follow"). In Church use, a partial loan-translation of Greek akolouthia, from akolouthos "following." General sense of "succession," also "a sequence at cards," appeared 1570s.