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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: antecedent (0.01299 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to antecedent.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: antecedent anteseden, kejadian terdahulu
English → English (WordNet) Definition: antecedent antecedent adj : preceding in time or order [syn: preceding] [ant: subsequent] antecedent 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” [syn: forerunner] 4: the referent of an anaphor; a phrase or clause that is referred to by an anaphoric pronoun
English → English (gcide) Definition: Antecedent 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Presumptive; as, an antecedent improbability. [1913 Webster] Syn: Prior; previous; foregoing. [1913 Webster] Antecedent \An`te*ced"ent\, n. [Cf. F. ant['e]c['e]dent.] 1. That which goes before in time; that which precedes. --South. [1913 Webster] The Homeric mythology, as well as the Homeric language, has surely its antecedents. --Max Miller. [1913 Webster] 2. One who precedes or goes in front. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] My antecedent, or my gentleman usher. --Massinger. [1913 Webster] 3. pl. The earlier events of one's life; previous principles, conduct, course, history. --J. H. Newman. [1913 Webster] If the troops . . . prove worthy of their antecedents, the victory is surely ours. --Gen. G. McClellan. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 5. (Logic) (a) The first or conditional part of a hypothetical proposition; as, If the earth is fixed, the sun must move. (b) The first of the two propositions which constitute an enthymeme or contracted syllogism; as, Every man is mortal; therefore the king must die. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]


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