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Definitions for supervene
ˌsu pərˈvinsu·per·vene

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. supervene(verb)

    take place as an additional or unexpected development

Wiktionary

  1. supervene(Verb)

    to follow something closely, either as a consequence or in contrast

    Etymology: From supervenire, present active infinitive of supervenio, from + .

  2. supervene(Verb)

    to supersede

    Etymology: From supervenire, present active infinitive of supervenio, from + .

  3. supervene(Verb)

    to be dependent on an earlier event

    Etymology: From supervenire, present active infinitive of supervenio, from + .

  4. supervene(Verb)

    to be dependent on something else for existence, truth, or instantiation.

    Etymology: From supervenire, present active infinitive of supervenio, from + .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Supervene(verb)

    to come as something additional or extraneous; to occur with reference or relation to something else; to happen upon or after something else; to be added; to take place; to happen

    Etymology: [L. supervenire, superventum, to come over, to come upon; super over + venire to come. See Super-, and Come, and cf. Overcome.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Supervene

    sū-pėr-vēn′, v.i. to come in addition, or closely after: to occur, take place.—adj. Supervē′nient, coming above, as something additional.—n. Superven′tion, act of supervening or taking place. [L. super, above, venīre, ventum, come.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of supervene in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of supervene in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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