Antecedent Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Antecedent

A person from whom one is descended.
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Forerunner is defined as something or someone that goes before to tells that something or someone is coming.
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Preceding in time; earlier; previous; former
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Being in control; superiority, or commanding influence; ascendency.
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Any of various other plant parts that grow underground, especially an underground stem such as a corm, rhizome, or tuber.
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An early type of animal from which later kinds have evolved
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Of or relating to an exordium, beginning or introduction
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Of or pertaining to precession
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The definition of preliminary is something that happens or comes before the main action.
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A thing followed or replaced by another thing, as in use
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Precursor is defined as something that led to the creation of something similar but new.
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A vital liquid flowing in the bodies of many types of animals that usually conveys nutrients and oxygen. In vertebrates, it is colored red by hemoglobin, is conveyed by arteries and veins, is pumped by the heart and is usually generated in bone marrow.
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A person or thing that forms
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The definition of a line is a mark connecting two points, something stretched between two things, or two or more people standing in a row.
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A former period of someone's life kept secret or thought to be shameful:
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Reason is the cause for something to happen or the power of your brain to think, understand and engage in logical thought.
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Placed before or in front.
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(Now rare) Coming before in a particular order or arrangement; preceding, foregoing. [from 15th c.]
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The definition of a progenitor is a direct ancestor, or source from which something develops.
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Occasion is a special event or a specific time when something is possible or when something will happen.
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A male parent of an animal.
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The definition of a forebear is a person's ancestor.
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Cultural ancestor; one who originated an idea or tradition.
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A female ancestor
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A woman who gives birth to a child.
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A person who acts as a parent in rearing a child; a step-parent or adoptive parent.
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Antonyms for Antecedent

Coming next, either in sequence or in time.
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Coming after; following in time, place, or order
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Nearer the rear (esp. of a ship or aircraft)
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Words Related to Antecedent

(Informal) Premature; occurring too soon.
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Occurring before or in front of something else, in time, place, rank or sequence.
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Going before
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A basis for an action or response; a reason:
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An inference
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Going before
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An interval separating two points of this quantity; a duration.
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An act of beginning; an initial effort:
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Relationship; same-bloodedness or affinity; near connection or alliance, as of those having common descent.
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Find another word for antecedent. In this page you can discover 49 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for antecedent, like: ascendent, previous, advance, forerunner, prior, following, ascendant, root, subsequent, ancestor and exordial.