verb (used without object), su·per·vened, su·per·ven·ing.
to take place or occur as something additional or extraneous (sometimes followed by on or upon).
Origin of supervene
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Related Words for supervenesupersede, pursue, displace, replace, succeed, supplant, result, ensue, chase, postdate, on
to follow closely; ensue
to occur as an unexpected or extraneous development
Word Origin for supervene
C17: from Latin supervenīre to come upon, from super- + venīre to come
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