Meaning of Antecedent in English | Antecedent का अर्थ (Antecedent ka Angrezi Matlab)

Meaning of Antecedent in English

  1. a preceding occurrence or cause or event
  2. the referent of an anaphor; a phrase or clause that is referred to by an anaphoric pronoun
  3. anything that precedes something similar in time
  4. someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
  5. preceding in time or order
  6. Going before in time; prior; anterior; preceding; as, an event antecedent to the deluge; an antecedent cause.
  7. Presumptive; as, an antecedent improbability.
  8. That which goes before in time; that which precedes.
  9. One who precedes or goes in front.
  10. The earlier events of one's life; previous principles, conduct, course, history.
  11. The noun to which a relative refers; as, in the sentence "solomon was the prince who built the temple," prince is the antecedent of who.
  12. The first or conditional part of a hypothetical proposition; as, if the earth is fixed, the sun must move.
  13. The first of the two propositions which constitute an enthymeme or contracted syllogism; as, every man is mortal; therefore the king must die.
  14. The first of the two terms of a ratio; the first or third of the four terms of a proportion. in the ratio a:b, a is the antecedent, and b the consequent.
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