The definition of subsequent is happening or coming after something or someone else.(adjective)
An example of subsequent is heavy winds that come after a hurricane has left an area.
See subsequent in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < L subsequens, prp. of subsequi, to follow close after: see sub- & sequent
See subsequent in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin subsequēns, subsequent-
Origin: , present participle of subsequī, to follow close after
Origin: : sub-, close after; see sub-
Origin: + sequī, to follow; see sekw-1 in Indo-European roots.
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