The SUVs, coupes, and sedans that populate dealer showrooms are much greener than their antecedents.
These examples of art bleeding into marketing have antecedents, of course.
But who she was or what were her antecedents nobody in the Principality of Monaco could ever tell.
My friend did not ask who he was or anything regarding his antecedents.
This conviction is deepened by the antecedents of the present unhappy war.
The antecedents of each personage are given with abundant detail.
Of Whig antecedents, his first vote was cast for Henry Clay, in 1844, for president.
The first difficulty which we had to contend with was the finding of this American's antecedents.
They allowed me no more in the way of antecedents than if I had been a new creation on the day when I first met Mrs. Rossiter.
You may well ask me for "antecedents," and I should like, if I may, to give them to you very shortly.
antecedent an·te·ce·dent (ān'tĭ-sēd'nt)