SECTION IV. ORDER
Precedence. –N. superiority; importance; antecedence; anteriority; precursor; priority; precession; anteposition, preference.
Sequence. –N. consecution, succession; posteriority. continuation; prolongation; successiveness; secondariness; subordinancy.
Thesaurus of Words and Phrases by Peter Mark Roget, M.D., F.R.S. Enlarged by John Lewis Roget, M.A., New Edition Revised and Enlarged by Samuel Romily Roget, M.A. Published by Grosset & Dunlap, the edition is copyright 1941, 1947.