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Meaning of SUBSEQUENT

Pronunciation:  'sub`seekwunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  following in time or order; "subsequent developments"
 

SUBSEQUENT is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: consequent, ensuant, future(a), later(a), resultant, resulting(a), sequent, ulterior
 
 Antonyms: antecedent, preceding
 
 See Also: succeeding(a)

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sub"se*quent\, a. [L. subsequens, -entis, p. pr. of
subsequi to follow, succeed: cf. F. subs['e]quent. See {Sue}
to follow.]
1. Following in time; coming or being after something else at
   any time, indefinitely; as, subsequent events; subsequent
   ages or years; a period long subsequent to the foundation
   of Rome.

2. Following in order of place; succeeding; as, a subsequent
   clause in a treaty. ``The subsequent words come on before
   the precedent vanish.'' --Bacon.

 

 

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