Definitions and translations for "antecedent"

Definition of antecedent

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Adjective
1. Earlier, either in time or order.
An event antecedent to the Biblical Flood
An antecedent cause
2. Presumptive
An antecedent improbability
Noun
3. Any thing that precedes another thing, especially the cause of the second thing.
4. An ancestor.
5. A word, phrase or clause referred to by a pronoun.
6. The conditional part of a hypothetical proposition.
7. The first of two subsets of a sequent, consisting of all the sequent's formulae which are valuated as true.
Rfex
8. The first term of a ratio, i.e. the term a in the ratio a:b, the other being the consequent.
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English - English - antecedent

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n. something which precedes; noun phrase referred to by a personal pronoun (Grammar)
adj. preceding, prior, previous, earlier
adj. antecedent

English - Spanish - antecedent

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s. antecedente, agente causal, hecho previo; antepasado
adj. antecedente, precedente, anterior

English - French - antecedent

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n. antécédent; proposition d'où résulte la conclusion, ou qui énonce la condition (grammaire)
adj. antécédent, antérieur, préalable

English - German - antecedent

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n. Antezedens, Vorläufer, vorausgegangenes Ereignis
adj. vorhergehend; vorausgehend

English - Indonesian - antecedent

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n. kata atau bagian kalimat yg mendahului kata pengganti, mendahului: sesuatu yg mendahului
a. atas: yg di atas, mendahului

English - Italian - antecedent

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agg. antecedente, precedente

English - Polish - antecedent

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n. antecedens, poprzednik
a. poprzedni, poprzedzający

English - Portuguese - antecedent

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s. antecedente; suposição anterior
adj. antecedente, precedente

English - Romanian - antecedent

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n. antecedent, antecedente, trecut, primul dintre cei doi termeni ai unui raport {mat.}

English - Russian - antecedent

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с. предшествующее, прошлое, предыдущий член отношения, антецедент, условие
прил. предшествующий, предыдущий, априорный

English - Turkish - antecedent

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i. yerine zamir gelen isim, öncül
s. önceki, evvelki, önce gelen

English - Ukrainian - antecedent

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n. попереднє
a. попередній, апріорний, первісний

Romanian - English - antecedent

n. antecedent

Dutch - English - antecedent

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n. antecedent, precedent; noun phrase referred to by a personal pronoun (Grammar)

English - Dutch - antecedent

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zn. antecedent; veronderstelling
bn. iets voorafgaands

English - Greek - antecedent

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επίθ. προηγούμενος

Dutch - French - antecedent

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(algemeen) antécédent (m)

English - Arabic - antecedent

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‏العنصر الشرطي في قضية منطقية‏
‏سابق، سالف، متقدم، ماضى المرء‏

English - Chinese - antecedent

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(名) 前事, 前情; 前项; 先行词; 前件
(形) 在先的, 在前的

English - Chinese - antecedent

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(名) 前事, 前情; 前項; 先行詞; 前件
(形) 在先的, 在前的

English - Hindi - antecedent

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n. पूर्ववृत्ता, पूर्वपद
a. पूर्वगामी

English - Japanese - antecedent

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(形) 先立つ
(名) 先行する物; 先例; 先行者; 先行詞(文法)

English - Korean - antecedent

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명. 전례; 선행사 ( 문법)
형. 앞서는, 전제의, 이전의

English - Vietnamese - antecedent

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n. ở trước, về trước
a. tiền sử, lai lịch
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Synonyms for antecedent
former: past, prior, preceding, foregoing, anterior, elapsed, gone by