- occurring or coming later or after (often followed by to): subsequent events; Subsequent to their arrival in Chicago, they bought a new car.
- following in order or succession; succeeding: a subsequent section in a treaty.
Origin of subsequent
Related Words for subsequentfollowing, consecutive, consequent, ensuing, successive, consequential, later, next, posterior, proximate, sequential, serial, resultant, sequent, successional, resulting, succeeding
Examples from the Web for subsequent
Contemporary Examples of subsequent
One wonders if his subsequent battles with the “Evil Empire” were animated by this belief.The Evangelical Apocalypse Is All Your Fault
January 4, 2015
Subsequent emails from Nicola Maccanico, director of Warner Bros.Sony Emails Show How the Studio Plans to Censor Kim Jong Un Assassination Comedy ‘The Interview’
December 15, 2014
Researchers in subsequent decades have indeed documented the violence, sexual and otherwise, that these birds are capable of.Lovable ‘Madagascar’ Penguins Are Known to Rape and Torture in Real Life
November 26, 2014
When the same abnormality was detected in a subsequent pregnancy at 18 weeks, she was able to have a surgical abortion.Women Share Their Secret Abortion Stories For 1 in 3 Campaign
November 20, 2014
The woman is identified only by the initials J.W. in court papers from a subsequent federal civil-rights lawsuit.Rape, Lies & Videotape in Ferguson
November 18, 2014
Historical Examples of subsequent
This was subsequent to the completion of the temple and of the royal houses.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I
Francis Augustus Cox
Of church plate generally we shall write in a subsequent chapter.English Villages
P. H. Ditchfield
The discussion of the question how this may be done will be reserved for a subsequent chapter.The Railroad Question
As subsequent events have shown, however, that expectation was not realized.
(p. 156) I am sure that subsequent events will justify these my assertions.Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863
- occurring after; succeeding
Word Origin for subsequent
Word Origin and History for subsequent
mid-15c., from Middle French subséquent (14c.), from Latin subsequentem (nominative subsequens), present participle of subsequi "to follow closely," from sub "closely, up to" (see sub-) + sequi "follow." Related: Subsequently.