Definition of Antecedence

1. Noun. Preceding in time.




Definition of Antecedence

1. n. The act or state of going before in time; precedence.

Definition of Antecedence

1. Noun. The act of preceding in time or order. ¹

2. Noun. (astronomy) An apparent motion of a planet toward the west; retrogradation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Antecedence

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Medical Definition of Antecedence

1. 1. The act or state of going before in time; precedence. 2. An apparent motion of a planet toward the west; retrogradation. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Antecedence

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1. Elements of Logic: Together with an Introductory View of Philosophy in by Henry Philip Tappan (1856)
"THIS is what Cousin styles Chronological, and Logical antecedence. The first is the antecedence of the primary phenomena ; the second, the antecedence of ..."

2. Elements of Mental Philosophy: Abridged and Designed as a Text-book for by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1848)
"Supposed complexness without the antecedence of simple feelings. .t is possible that some persons may object to the doc- te proposed in the last section, ..."

3. Mental Philosophy: Embracing the Three Departments of the Intellect by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1869)
"Supposed complexness without the antecedence of simple feelings. It is possible, that some persons may object to the doctrine proposed in the last section, ..."

4. Mental Philosophy: Embracing the Three Departments of the Intellect by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1869)
"Supposed complexness without the antecedence of simple feelings. It is possible, that some persons may object to the doctrine proposed in the last section, ..."

5. Elements of Mental Philosophy: Embracing the Two Departments of the by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1848)
"... without the antecedence of simple feelings. It is possible, that some persons may object to the doctrine proposed in the last section, that complex ..."

6. Historic and Monumental Rome: A Handbook for the Students of Classical and by Charles Isidore Hemans (1874)
"In the first group we may- examine those the antecedence of which in date seems unquestionable—named after ..."

7. A Treatise on the Greek Prepositions: And on the Cases of Nouns with which by Gessner Harrison (1858)
"‘Before,' with the idea of antecedence. From the mere local sense of ‘before,' ‘in front of;' comes the relative notion of ‘before' implying the antecedence ..."

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