antecedent

(redirected from Antecedant)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Related to Antecedant: Antecedent action
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • adj
  • noun

Synonyms for antecedent

Synonyms for antecedent

Synonyms for antecedent

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

a preceding occurrence or cause or event

Related Words

anything that precedes something similar in time

Synonyms

Related Words

the referent of an anaphor

Related Words

preceding in time or order

Related Words

Antonyms

References in periodicals archive ?
These pronouns (among others) commonly are used to begin sentences when the antecedants to which they refer are unclear.
The antecedants of the Museo Historia Natural of the Instituto de la Salle are explained and a biographic synthesis of Brother Niceforo F.
That is, it underplays the historical power of statist ideology in the very formation of Australia, Australia as a modernist society par excellence and in some important respects discontinuous in its extreme from its European antecedants.