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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Spoken Corpus Frequency
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.
Subsequent flight crew action resulted in inability to control the aircraft.
This new plan in its current text and form has only become weaker with every subsequent draft.
He passed all the subsequent tests and checks with flying colors, his flying abilities were flawless.
Travel demand to France is a particular challenge. With each subsequent event we have seen a worsening of the trend.
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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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