Words that Rhyme with antecedent
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Definitions of antecedent
a. Going before in time; prior; anterior; preceding; as, an event antecedent to the Deluge; an antecedent cause.a. Presumptive; as, an antecedent improbability.n. That which goes before in time; that which precedes.n. One who precedes or goes in front.n. The earlier events of one's life; previous principles, conduct, course, history.n. 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.n. The first or conditional part of a hypothetical proposition; as, If the earth is fixed, the sun must move.n. The first of the two propositions which constitute an enthymeme or contracted syllogism; as, Every man is mortal; therefore the king must die.n. 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.