What does subsequent mean?

Definitions for subsequentˈsʌb sɪ kwənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. subsequent(adj)

    following in time or order

    "subsequent developments"


  1. subsequent(Adjective)

    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.

  2. subsequent(Adjective)

    Following in order of place; succeeding.

  3. Origin: subsequens, -entis, present participle of subsequi to follow, succeed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Subsequent(adj)

    following in time; coming or being after something else at any time, indefinitely; as, subsequent events; subsequent ages or years; a period long subsequent to the foundation of Rome

  2. Subsequent(adj)

    following in order of place; succeeding; as, a subsequent clause in a treaty

  3. Origin: [L. subsequens, -entis, p. pr. of subsequi to follow, succeed: cf. F. subsquent. See Sue to follow.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Subsequent

    sub′sē-kwent, adj. following or coming after.—ns. Sub′sequence, Sub′sequency, state of being subsequent.—adv. Sub′sequently. [L. subsequens, -entis, pr.p. of subsequisub, under, after, sequi, to follow.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'subsequent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2311

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'subsequent' in Adjectives Frequency: #316


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of subsequent in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of subsequent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Oscar Wilde:

    I must decline your invitation owing to a subsequent engagement.

  2. Confucius:

    The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    A challenge is often worrisome. But with time, it would be worth it. So never mind your present/subsequent challenges no matter how worrisome they may seem to you.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    After darkness comes the glorious dawn i.e. your later/subsequent glory will surpass your past/former glory. I mean, your end will be far much better/greater than your beginning. So, come on, cheer up. For, your future is bright.

  5. Credit Suisse:

    Developments in industry-wide litigation and investigations in the United States relating to mortgages have resulted in an increase in provisions relating to this issue subsequent to the disclosure of the bank's preliminary 2014 results.

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