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ˈsʌb sɪ kwəntsub·se·quent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. subsequentadjective

    following in time or order

    "subsequent developments"

Wiktionary

  1. subsequentadjective

    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. subsequentadjective

    Following in order of place; succeeding.

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. SUBSEQUENTadjective

    Following in train; not preceding.

    Etymology: subsequent, Fr. subsequens, Latin.

    In such indexes, although small pricks
    To their subsequent volumes, there is seen
    The baby figure of the giant mass
    Of things to come, at large. William Shakespeare, Troil. and Cressida.

    The subsequent words come on before the precedent vanish. Francis Bacon.

    Why does each consenting sign
    With prudent harmony combine
    In turns to move, and subsequent appear
    To gird the globe and regulate the year? Matthew Prior.

    This article is introduced as subsequent to the treaty of Munster, made about 1648, when England was in the utmost confusion. Jonathan Swift.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Subsequentadjective

    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. Subsequentadjective

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

  3. Etymology: [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

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Numerology

  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

Examples of subsequent in a Sentence

  1. Carsten Spohr:

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

  2. Rob Goldstone:

    People say to me, was I surprised by what we've learned so far from the Mueller report, i.e. no collusion -- I always thought if my email and the subsequent meeting at Trump Tower formed a cornerstone of that investigation and collusion, then this would be the finding they would have.

  3. The BoE:

    The FPC expects to maintain the 0% rate for at least 12 months, so that any subsequent increase would not take effect until March 2022 at the earliest, although the disruption arising from Covid-19 could be sharp and large, it should be temporary.

  4. Scott C. Holstad:

    sometimes it’s the senseless feelings which overwhelm you, the despair and frustration which build to dangerous levels and the subsequent release, the cigarettes, alcohol, nameless fucks, nights spent in the drunk tank. the cats howling outside the window know this and they act accordingly.

  5. Brock Silvers:

    The political calculus driving China's US-listed tech firms to seek secondary listings was originally Beijing's desire to bring those companies under its bureaucratic control, but it has evolved in light of the trade war and subsequent de-coupling.

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