subsequent Definition

  • 1coming after something in time; following
  • 2following in order or succession

Using subsequent: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "subsequent" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The subsequent chapters will delve deeper into the topic.

  • Example

    The company went bankrupt in the subsequent years.

  • Example

    The subsequent events proved him wrong.

  • Example

    The subsequent investigation revealed new evidence.

subsequent Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for subsequent

Phrases with subsequent

  • occurring or coming later than a particular event or time


    Subsequent to the meeting, we will send out a summary of the discussion.

  • following in order or succession


    The subsequent steps are crucial to the success of the project.

  • in the years that followed


    In subsequent years, the company expanded its operations to other countries.

Origins of subsequent

from Latin 'subsequens', present participle of 'subsequi', meaning 'follow closely'


Summary: subsequent in Brief

The term 'subsequent' [ˈsʌbsɪkwənt] refers to something that comes after another thing in time or order. It can be used to describe events, chapters, investigations, and more. The phrase 'subsequent to' is often used to indicate that something happens after a particular event or time. 'In subsequent years' means in the years that followed.

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