See also: subséquent
subsequent (not comparable)
- Following in time; coming or being after something else at any time, indefinitely.
- Growth was dampened by a softening of the global economy in 2001, but picked up in the subsequent years due to strong growth in China.
- 2018 July 31, Julia Carrie Wong, “What is QAnon? Explaining the bizarre rightwing conspiracy theory”, in The Guardian:
- In a thread called “Calm Before the Storm”, and in subsequent posts, Q established his legend as a government insider with top security clearance who knew the truth about a secret struggle for power involving Donald Trump, the “deep state”, Robert Mueller, the Clintons, pedophile rings, and other stuff.
- Following in order of place; succeeding.
- (geology, of a stream or faultline) Following a line in the earth that is more easily eroded.
- 1895, William Morris Davis, “The Development of Certain English Rivers”, in The Geographical Journal, page 131:
- The peculiar position of the subsequent Derwent, close to the sea, suggests some glacial interference with normal adjustments, and calls for special explanation.
following in time
following in order of place
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subsequent (plural subsequents)
- (geology) A subsequent stream or faultline.
- 1899, Sydney Savory Buckman, “The Development of Rivers”, in Natural Science, page 285:
- When the Middle Wye was turned into the Severn system it still continued the northward subsequent, which of course may have been initiated as a tributary when the Middle Wye belonged to the Thames system.