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Antecedent Explained

antecedent at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

antecedent at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] [Date: 1300-1400; Language: Latin; Origin: , present participle of antecedere, from ante- ( ANTE-) + cedere 'to go']//
1 formal an event, organization, or thing that is similar to the one you have mentioned but existed earlier: --historical antecedents//
2 antecedents [plural] formal the people in your family who lived a long time ago: ancestors//
3 technical a word, phrase, or sentence that is represented by another word, for example a pronoun: -- antecedent adj //

antécédent at French => English Of Explained:

pirant, contendernum

antecedent at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

antécédent at French => English Of Explained:

abysms, abysses, foveae, prec

antecedent at Dutch => English Of Explained:

antecedent [ɑntəsədɛnt]

antecedent at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

syn:[กลับใจ, กลับเนื้อกลับตัว]
sample:[ผู้รับผิดชอบบำบัดยาเสพติดแก่เขาต่างให้กำลังใจและแนะนำตักเตือนให้เขากลับตัวกลับใจเสียใหม่]V. reverse
syn:[กลับกัน, พลิกกลับ, เปลี่ยน]
sample:[การปฏิวัติทำให้ทุกอย่างกลับตาลปัตรหมด]V. die
sample:[โรคนี้เป็นโรคร้ายแรงจนแทบจะรักษาไม่ได้ ทำให้มีโอกาสกลับบ้านเก่าได้สูง]V. return to
syn:[กลับ, หวนกลับ]

antecedent at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

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ANTECEDENT at English => English (Bouviers Law) Of Explained:

annoys me when people forget to say thank you. * I'm sure she does it just to annoy me. * [VN to inf] It annoys me to see him getting ahead of me.
2 [VN] to make sb uncomfortable or unable to relax
He swatted a fly that was annoying him.noun
1 [U] the feeling of being slightly angry:
He could not conceal his annoyance at b

Antecedent at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Antecedent \An`te*ced"ent\, a. [L. antecedens, -entis, p. pr. of
antecedere: cf. F. ant['e]c['e]dent.]
1. Going before in time; prior; anterior; preceding; as, an
event antecedent to the Deluge; an antecedent cause.

2. Presumptive; as, an antecedent improbability.

Syn: Prior; previous; foregoing.

Antecedent \An`te*ced"ent\, n. [Cf. F. ant['e]c['e]dent.]
1. That which goes before in time; that which precedes.

The Homeric mythology, as well as the Homeric
language, has surely its antecedents. --Max Miller.

2. One who precedes or goes in front. [Obs.]

My antecedent, or my gentleman usher. --Massinger.

3. pl. The earlier events of one's life; previous principles,
conduct, course, history. --J. H. Newman.

If the troops . . . prove worthy of their
antecedents, the victory is surely ours. --Gen. G.

4. (Gram.) The noun to which a relative refers; as, in the
sentence ``Solomon was the prince who built the temple,''
prince is the antecedent of who.

5. (Logic)
(a) The first or conditional part of a hypothetical
proposition; as, If the earth is fixed, the sun must
(b) The first of the two propositions which constitute an
enthymeme or contracted syllogism; as, Every man is
mortal; therefore the king must die.

6. (Math.) The first of the two terms of a ratio; the first
or third of the four terms of a proportion. In the ratio
a:b, a is the antecedent, and b the consequent.

antecedent at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj : preceding in time or order [syn: {preceding}] [ant: {subsequent}]

n 1: someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote
than a grandparent) [syn: {ancestor}, {ascendant}, {ascendent},
{root}] [ant: {descendant}]
2: a preceding occurrence or cause or event
3: anything that precedes something similar in time;
"phrenology was an antecedent of modern neuroscience"
[syn: {forerunner}]
4: the referent of an anaphor; a phrase or clause that is
referred to by an anaphoric pronoun

antecedent at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedi » a


* Inter: IPA » /æntəˈsidn̩t/|/æn'tesədn̩t/


From Inter: etyl » fro Inter: term » antecedent|lang=fro (French Inter: term » antécédent|lang=fr), from Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » antecedens|antecēdēns|go before|lang=la, from Inter: term » antecedere|antecēdere|to yield before|lang=la.


Inter: en-adj » -
  • Earlier, either in time or order.
    1. : Inter: rfe » x


      Inter: trans-top » earlier in time or order

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|предшестващ, Inter: t+ » bg|предишен
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|voorafgaand, Inter: t+ » nl|vroeger
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|früher, Inter: t+ » de|vorausgehend
  • Hungarian: Inter: t- » hu|megelőző, Inter: t+ » hu|korábbi, Inter: t- » hu|előbbi
  • Icelandic: Inter: t- » is|undanfari|m
  • Italian: Inter: t- » it|antecedente

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Latin: Inter: t- » la|antecedens|alt=antecēdēns
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|antecedente
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|antecedent
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|предшествующий|m|tr=predšéstvujuščij|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|предыдущий|m|tr=predydúščij|sc=Cyrl
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|antecedente

    Inter: trans-botto » m


    Inter: examples-right » sense=linguistics: expression referred to by pronoun|examples=
  • In “The policeman asked the boy what he was doing.”, the phrase “the boy” is the antecedent of the pronoun “he”.
  • In the sentence “I saw my girlfriend yesterday wearing her old jacket which is odd because she almost never wears it.”, the phrase “my girlfriend” is the antecedent of “her” and “old jacket” is the antecedent of “it”.

  • Inter: en-nou » n
  • Any thing that precedes another thing, especially the cause of the second thing.
    1. An ancestor.
    2. Inter: gramma » r A word, phrase or clause referred to by a pronoun.
    3. Inter: logi » c The conditional part of a hypothetical proposition.
    4. : Inter: rfe » x
    5. Inter: mat » h The first term of a ratio, i.e. the term a in the ratio a:b, the other being the consequent.


      * Inter: sense » something which precedes precedent, precursor

  • Inter: sense » an ancestor ascendant, ascendent, forebear, forefather, forerunner, predecessor, progenitor


    * Inter: sense » in logic consequent, Inter: qual » for sequents succedent
  • Inter: sense » in linguistics anaphor


    * conditional
  • See Category: Wikisaurus:argument form -


    Inter: trans-top » any thing that precedes another thing
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|предшественик
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|antecedent|m
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|antecedent|n, Inter: t+ » nl|voorafgaande|n
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|antécédent|m
  • Icelandic: Inter: t- » is|undanfari|m

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|antecedente|m
    • Latin: Inter: t- » la|antecedens|n|alt=antecēdēns
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|antecedente|m
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|antecedente|m
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|föregångare|c

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » ancestor
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|voorouder|c
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|ascendant|m
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|ős

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Italian: Inter: t- » it|antenato|m, Inter: t- » it|progenitore|m
  • Inter: ttbc » pt: Inter: t- » pt|antecedentes|m|p

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » word, phrase or clause referred to by a pronoun
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|antecedent|n
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|korrelaatti
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|antécédent|m

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • German: Inter: t- » de|Bezugswort|n
  • Icelandic: Inter: t- » is|undanfari|m
  • Italian: Inter: t- » it|antecedente|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » conditional part of a hypothetical proposition
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|antecedent|n
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|antécédent|m
    • Icelandic: Inter: t+ » is|forliður|f

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Italian: Inter: t- » it|antecedente|m
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|antecedente|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » io : antecedanto

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Inter: ttbc » es: antecedente

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * juxtaposition



    * Inter: IPA » /ɑn.tə.səˈdɛnt/|lang=nl
    • Inter: audio » Nl-antecedent.ogg|audio
    • Inter: hyphenation » an|te|ce|dent


      From Inter: etyl » la|nl Inter: term » antecedens|antecēdēns|go before|lang=la, from Inter: term » antecedere|antecēdere|to yield before|lang=la.


      Inter: nl-noun » n|antecedenten|antecedentje

  • antecedent Inter: gloss » linguistics
    1. antecedent Inter: gloss » logic
    2. antecedent Inter: gloss » thing that precedes


      * Inter: sense » logic consequent

  • Inter: sense » linguistics anafoor

  • Latin


    Inter: la-verb-form » antecēdent
  • Inter: conjugation of » antecedo|antecēdō|3|p|fut|act|ind|lang=la

  • Translation: el » antecedent
    Translation: fr » antecedent
    Translation: ko » antecedent
    Translation: io » antecedent
    Translation: kn » antecedent
    Translation: ku » antecedent
    Translation: hu » antecedent
    Translation: mg » antecedent
    Translation: my » antecedent
    Translation: nl » antecedent
    Translation: ps » antecedent
    Translation: pl » antecedent
    Translation: ru » antecedent
    Translation: tl » antecedent
    Translation: ta » antecedent
    Translation: te » antecedent
    Translation: th » antecedent
    Translation: tr » antecedent
    Translation: vi » antecedent
    Translation: zh » antecedent

    antécédent at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: wikipedia » lang=fr


    * Inter: IPA » /ɑ̃ɑ̃/|lang=fr
    • Inter: homophones » antécédents|lang=fr
    • Inter: audio » Fr-antécédent.ogg|Audio


      Inter: fr-ad » j

  • antecedent, preceding


    Inter: fr-noun » m|sort=antecedent

  • antecedent (any thing that precedes another thing)
    1. Inter: grammar » lang=fr antecedent

    Translation: el » antécédent
    Translation: fr » antécédent
    Translation: ko » antécédent
    Translation: io » antécédent
    Translation: mg » antécédent
    Translation: pl » antécédent
    Translation: tr » antécédent
    Translation: vi » antécédent
    Translation: zh » antécédent