Subsequent Definition

sŭbsĭ-kwĕnt, -kwənt
Coming after; following in time, place, or order.
Webster's New World
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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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


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