Definitions for subsequently

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sub•se•quentˈsʌb sɪ kwənt(adj.)

  1. occurring or coming later or after (often fol. by to):

    Subsequent to their marriage, they moved to the city.

  2. following in order or succession; succeeding.

Origin of subsequent:

1425–75; < L subsequent-,subsequēns, prp. of subsequī to follow behind =sub-sub - +sequī to follow; see -ent


Princeton's WordNet

  1. subsequently, later, afterwards, afterward, after, later on(adverb)

    happening at a time subsequent to a reference time

    "he apologized subsequently"; "he's going to the store but he'll be back here later"; "it didn't happen until afterward"; "two hours after that"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. subsequently(adverb)ˈsʌb sɪ kwənt

    at a time after sth happens

    He subsequently retired.


  1. subsequently(Adverb)

    Following, afterwards in either time or place.

  2. subsequently(Adverb)

    accordingly, therefore (implying a logical connection or deduction)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Subsequently(adverb)

    at a later time; afterwards

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'subsequently' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2723

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'subsequently' in Adverbs Frequency: #219

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He escaped from prison but was subsequently recaptured.

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