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"antecedent" Meaning in English

1. someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
Part of speech : noun
2. anything that precedes something similar in time
Part of speech : noun
Example : phrenology was an antecedent of modern neuroscience
Synonyms
3. preceding in time or order
Part of speech : adjective
4. the referent of an anaphor
Part of speech : noun
5. a preceding occurrence or cause or event
Part of speech : noun

Translation for "antecedent"

antecedent meaning in Spanish : antecedente
  • antecedent meaning in German : Vorläufer
  • antecedent meaning in Russian : предшествующее
  • antecedent meaning in Portuguese : antecedente
  • antecedent meaning in Chinese : 前情
  • antecedent meaning in Japanese : 先人
  • antecedent meaning in Tamil : முன்னுதாரணமாக
  • antecedent meaning in Arabic : سالف
  • antecedent meaning in Turkish : öncül
  • antecedent meaning in Hindi : पूर्वपद
  • antecedent meaning in Telugu : పూర్వ
  • antecedent meaning in French : antécédent
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