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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: antecedent(0.01255 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to antecedent.
English → Indonesian (quick)
anteseden, kejadian terdahulu
English → English (WordNet)
adj : preceding in time or order [syn: preceding] [ant: subsequent]
n 1: someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote
than a grandparent) [syn: ancestor, ascendant, ascendent,
root] [ant: descendant]
2: a preceding occurrence or cause or event
3: anything that precedes something similar in time;
“phrenology was an antecedent of modern neuroscience”
4: the referent of an anaphor; a phrase or clause that is
referred to by an anaphoric pronoun
English → English (gcide)
Antecedent \An`te*ced"ent\, a. [L. antecedens, -entis, p. pr. of
antecedere: cf. F. ant['e]c['e]dent.]
1. Going before in time; prior; anterior; preceding; as, an
event antecedent to the Deluge; an antecedent cause.
2. Presumptive; as, an antecedent improbability.
Syn: Prior; previous; foregoing.
Antecedent \An`te*ced"ent\, n. [Cf. F. ant['e]c['e]dent.]
1. That which goes before in time; that which precedes.
The Homeric mythology, as well as the Homeric
language, has surely its antecedents. --Max Miller.
2. One who precedes or goes in front. [Obs.]
My antecedent, or my gentleman usher. --Massinger.
3. pl. The earlier events of one's life; previous principles,
conduct, course, history. --J. H. Newman.
If the troops . . . prove worthy of their
antecedents, the victory is surely ours. --Gen. G.
4. (Gram.) 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.
(a) The first or conditional part of a hypothetical
proposition; as, If the earth is fixed, the sun must
(b) The first of the two propositions which constitute an
enthymeme or contracted syllogism; as, Every man is
mortal; therefore the king must die.
6. (Math.) 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.