Subsequent meaning

sŭbsĭ-kwĕnt, -kwənt
Coming after; following in time, place, or order.
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The definition of subsequent is happening or coming after something or someone else.

An example of subsequent is heavy winds that come after a hurricane has left an area.

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Following in time or order; succeeding.
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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.

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Following in order of place; succeeding.
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subsequent to
  • after; following
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of subsequent

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin subsequēns subsequent- present participle of subsequī to follow close after sub- close after sub– sequī to follow sekw-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin subsequens, -entis, present participle of subsequi to follow, succeed.

    From Wiktionary