Synonyms for antecedent | Synonym.com

Synonyms and antonyms for antecedent

1. antecedent (n.)

a preceding occurrence or cause or event

Synonyms:

2. antecedent (n.)

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

Synonyms: Antonyms:

3. antecedent (n.)

anything that precedes something similar in time

Synonyms:

4. antecedent (adj.)

preceding in time or order

Synonyms: Antonyms:

5. antecedent (n.)

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

Synonyms: