antecedent - noun

  • someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
  • a preceding occurrence or cause or event
  • anything that precedes something similar in time
  • the referent of an anaphor; a phrase or clause that is referred to by an anaphoric pronoun

  • antecedent - adjective

    • preceding in time or order

    antecedent - thesaurus

    ancestor   ascendant   ascendent   forerunner   root  

    View spelling list Prefixes: ante or anti? and learn about the word antecedent in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 23. Prefixes: when letters need changing..

    Scrabble score for antecedent

    a is 1 n is 1 t is 1 e is 1 c is 3 e is 1 d is 2 e is 1 n is 1 t is 1
    Scrabble score = 13

    Please note that scrabble only allows seven tiles to be placed at once.

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