What does subsequent mean?

Definitions for subsequentˈsʌb sɪ kwənt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word subsequent.

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. The NTSC:

    Subsequent flight crew action resulted in inability to control the aircraft.

  3. Maggie Ibrahim:

    This new plan in its current text and form has only become weaker with every subsequent draft.

  4. Carsten Spohr:

    He passed all the subsequent tests and checks with flying colors, his flying abilities were flawless.

  5. Chief Financial Officer Mark Okerstrom:

    Travel demand to France is a particular challenge. With each subsequent event we have seen a worsening of the trend.

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