5 dicționare găsite pentru antecedent
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Antecedent \An`te*ced"ent\, a. [L. antecedens, -entis, p. pr. of antecedere: cf. F. ant['e]c['e]dent.] 1. Going before in time; prior; anterior; preceding; as, an event antecedent to the Deluge; an antecedent cause. [1913 Webster] 2. Presumptive; as, an antecedent improbability. [1913 Webster] Syn: Prior; previous; foregoing. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Antecedent \An`te*ced"ent\, n. [Cf. F. ant['e]c['e]dent.] 1. That which goes before in time; that which precedes. --South. [1913 Webster] The Homeric mythology, as well as the Homeric language, has surely its antecedents. --Max Miller. [1913 Webster] 2. One who precedes or goes in front. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] My antecedent, or my gentleman usher. --Massinger. [1913 Webster] 3. pl. The earlier events of one's life; previous principles, conduct, course, history. --J. H. Newman. [1913 Webster] If the troops . . . prove worthy of their antecedents, the victory is surely ours. --Gen. G. McClellan. [1913 Webster] 4. (Gram.) 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. [1913 Webster] 5. (Logic) (a) The first or conditional part of a hypothetical proposition; as, If the earth is fixed, the sun must move. (b) The first of the two propositions which constitute an enthymeme or contracted syllogism; as, Every man is mortal; therefore the king must die. [1913 Webster] 6. (Math.) 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. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :
antecedent adj : preceding in time or order [syn: preceding] [ant: subsequent] n 1: someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent) [syn: ancestor, ascendant, ascendent, root] [ant: descendant] 2: a preceding occurrence or cause or event 3: anything that precedes something similar in time; "phrenology was an antecedent of modern neuroscience" [syn: forerunner] 4: the referent of an anaphor; a phrase or clause that is referred to by an anaphoric pronounDin dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
114 Moby Thesaurus words for "antecedent": agency, ancestor, ancestors, announcer, antecede, antecedents, antedate, anterior, anticipatory, ascendant, ascendants, avant-garde, base, basis, bellwether, buccinator, bushwhacker, call, causation, cause, cause and effect, chief, ci-devant, determinant, determinative, earlier, early, elder, elders, element, etiology, exordial, explorer, factor, fathers, first, fore, forebear, forebears, forefather, forefathers, foregoer, foregoing, foremost, forerun, forerunner, former, front runner, frontiersman, fugleman, grandfathers, grandparents, ground, groundbreaker, grounds, guide, harbinger, heading, headmost, herald, inaugural, initiatory, innovator, instrumentality, lead runner, leader, leading, means, messenger, occasion, older, pace, past, pathfinder, patriarchs, pioneer, point, precedent, preceding, precessional, precurrent, precursor, precursory, predate, predecessor, predecessors, preexistent, prefatory, preliminary, preludial, prelusive, premise, preparatory, prevenient, previous, prime, primogenitor, principle, prior, proemial, progenitor, progenitors, propaedeutic, prototype, reason, scout, senior, stimulus, stormy petrel, trailblazer, trailbreaker, vanguard, vaunt-courier, voortrekkerDin dicționarul Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :
ANTECEDENT. Something that goes before. In the construction of laws, agreements, and the like, reference is always to be made to the last antecedent; ad proximun antecedens fiat relatio. But not only the antecedents but the subsequent clauses of the instrument must be considered: Ex antecedentibus et consequentibus fit optima interpretatio.
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