Synonyms for antecedent |

Synonyms and antonyms for antecedent

1. antecedent (n.)

a preceding occurrence or cause or event


2. antecedent (n.)

someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)

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3. antecedent (n.)

anything that precedes something similar in time


4. antecedent (adj.)

preceding in time or order

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5. antecedent (n.)

the referent of an anaphor; a phrase or clause that is referred to by an anaphoric pronoun