An example of subsequent is heavy winds that come after a hurricane has left an area.
Origin of subsequentMiddle English from Classical Latin subsequens, present participle of subsequi, to follow close after: see sub- and sequent
Origin of subsequentMiddle English from Old French from Latin subsequēns subsequent- present participle of subsequī to follow close after sub- close after ; see sub- . sequī to follow ; see sekw-1 in Indo-European roots.
- Following in time; coming or being after something else at any time, indefinitely.
- Growth was dampened by a softening of the global economy in 2001, but picked up in the subsequent years due to strong growth in China.
- Following in order of place; succeeding.
Latin subsequens, -entis, present participle of subsequi to follow, succeed.