following in time or order
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.
Following in order of place; succeeding.
Origin: subsequens, -entis, present participle of subsequi to follow, succeed.
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
following in order of place; succeeding; as, a subsequent clause in a treaty
Origin: [L. subsequens, -entis, p. pr. of subsequi to follow, succeed: cf. F. subsquent. See Sue to follow.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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 subsequi—sub, under, after, sequi, to follow.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'subsequent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2311
Rank popularity for the word 'subsequent' in Adjectives Frequency: #316
The numerical value of subsequent in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of subsequent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I must decline your invitation owing to a subsequent engagement.
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
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.
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.
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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- subsegüentCatalan, Valencian
- folgend, später, darauffolgend, anschließendGerman
- subséquent, prochain, suivant, ultérieurFrench
- rákövetkező, azutáni, későbbiHungarian
- subsequent, volgendDutch
- późniejszy, kolejny, dalszyPolish
- последующий, дальнейший, следующийRussian
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