antecedent

  • 21antecedent — /aentasiydant/ Prior in point of time @ antecedent claim A preexisting claim. In law of negotiable instruments, a holder takes for value if he takes the instrument for an antecedent claim against any person whether or not the claim is due. U.C.C …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 22antecedent — antecedental /an teuh see den tl/, adj. antecedently, adv. /an teuh seed nt/, adj. 1. preceding; prior: an antecedent event. n. 2. a preceding circumstance, event, object, style, phenomenon, etc. 3. antecedents, a. ancestors. b. the history,… …

    Universalium

  • 23antecedent — UK [ˌæntɪˈsiːd(ə)nt] / US [ˌæntɪˈsɪd(ə)nt] noun Word forms antecedent : singular antecedent plural antecedents 1) [countable] formal something that happened or existed before something else and is similar to it in some way 2) antecedents [plural] …

    English dictionary

  • 24antecedent — [[t]æ̱ntɪsi͟ːd(ə)nt[/t]] antecedents 1) N COUNT: usu with supp An antecedent of something happened or existed before it and was similar to it in some way. [FORMAL] We shall first look briefly at the historical antecedents of this theory. Syn:… …

    English dictionary

  • 25antecedent —  Ex.: Regarde le bateau qui entre au port.  On appelle antecedent le nom ou le pronom que determine la relative et qui est repris par le pronom relatif.   Qui entre au port est complement de l antecedent bateau . Qui a pour antecedent bateau …

    Glossaire de linguistique computationnelle

  • 26antecedent — /æntəˈsidnt/ (say antuh seednt) adjective 1. (sometimes followed by to) going or being before; preceding; prior: an antecedent event. –noun 2. (plural) a. ancestry. b. one s past history. 3. a preceding circumstance, event, etc. 4 …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 27antecedent — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin & Latin; Medieval Latin antecedent , antecedens, from Latin, what precedes, from neuter of antecedent , antecedens, present participle of antecedere to go before, from ante + cedere to go… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 28antecedent — an|te|ce|dent [ ,æntı sidnt ] noun 1. ) count FORMAL something that happened or existed before something else and is similar to it in some way 2. ) antecedents plural FORMAL the members of your family who lived a long time ago: ANCESTORS 3. )… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 29antecedent — an•te•ced•ent [[t]ˌæn təˈsid nt[/t]] adj. 1) preceding; prior: an antecedent event[/ex] 2) a preceding circumstance, event, object, phenomenon, etc.; precursor 3) antecedents a) ancestors b) the history, events, conditions, etc., of one s earlier …

    From formal English to slang

  • 30antecedent — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. preliminary, previous, prior; see preceding . See Synonym Study at previous . n. Syn. predecessor, precursor, forerunner; see forerunner . See Synonym Study at cause . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) I (VOCABULARY WORD) n …

    English dictionary for students

  • 31antecedent — an|te|ced|ent [ˌæntıˈsi:dənt] n [Date: 1300 1400; : 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… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 32antecedent — [ˌantɪ si:d(ə)nt] noun 1》 a thing that existed before or logically precedes another. 2》 (antecedents) a person s ancestors and social background. 3》 Grammar an earlier word, phrase, or clause to which a following pronoun refers back. 4》 Logic the …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 33antecedent — n. & adj. n. 1 a preceding thing or circumstance. 2 Gram. a word, phrase, clause, or sentence, to which another word (esp. a relative pronoun, usu. following) refers. 3 (in pl.) past history, esp. of a person. 4 Logic the statement contained in… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 34ANTÉCÉDENT — ENTE. adj. Qui est auparavant, qui précède dans l ordre du temps. Les actes antécédents. Les procédures antécédentes …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 35antécédent — См. antecedente …

    Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • 36Antecedent — См. antecedente …

    Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • 37antecedent — См. antecedente …

    Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • 38antecedent — 1. adjective /æntəˈsidnt,æn tesədnt/ Earlier, either in time or order. 2. noun /æntəˈsidnt,æn tesədnt/ a) Any thing that precedes another thing, especially the cause of the second thing. b) An ancestor …

    Wiktionary

  • 39antecedent — A precursor. [L. antecedo, to go before] plasma thromboplastin a. (PTA) SYN: factor XI. * * * an·te·ce·dent (an″tə seґdənt) [L. antecedere to go before, precede] a precursor …

    Medical dictionary

  • 40antecedent — See conditional …

    Philosophy dictionary