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Meaning of ANTECEDENCE

Pronunciation:  `anti'seedns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  preceding in time
 

ANTECEDENCE is a 11 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: antecedency, anteriority, precedence, precedency, priority
 
 Antonyms: posteriority, subsequence, subsequentness
 
 See Also: earliness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\An`te*ced"ence\, n.
1. The act or state of going before in time; precedence. --H.
   Spenser.

2. (Astron.) An apparent motion of a planet toward the west;
   retrogradation.

 

 

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