Following one after the other in order; successive
ETYM Latin consequens, -entis, p. pr. of consequi to follow; con- + sequi to follow: cf. French conséquent. Related to Second, Consecution.
Following as an effect or result; SYN. ensuant, resultant, resulting, sequent.
In musical analysis, the second phrase of a symmetrical two-phrase unit. Following the “questioning” antecedent phrase, the consequent phrase often ends on a more stable harmony. Antecedent/consequent phrases are most typical of compositions from the Classical period.
Having important issues or results; SYN. eventful.
ETYM Latin contiguus; akin to contigere to touch on all sides. Related to Contingent.
Very close or connected in space or time; SYN. immediate.
Having a shared boundary; being immediately adjacent. For example, contiguous sectors on a disk are data-storage segments physically located next to one another.
Following immediately and as a result of what went before.
ETYM as. nęhst, niéhst, nyhst, superl. of neáh nigh. Related to Nigh.
1. Nearest in place.
2. Nearest in time.
3. Adjoining in a series; immediately preceding or following in order.
4. Nearest in degree, quality, rank, right, or relation.
ETYM Latin posterior, compar. of posterus coming after, from post after. Related to Post-.
(Zoology) At or near the hind end in quadrupeds or toward the spine in primates.
Sinonimi: 2nd | 2d
ETYM French, from Latin secundus second, properly, following, from sequi to follow. Related to Sue to follow, and cf. Secund.
1. Coming next after first.
2. Coming next after the first in position in space or time or degree or magnitude; SYN. 2nd, 2d.
3. (Music) A part or voice or instrument or orchestra section lower in pitch than or subordinate to the first.
4. Having the second highest gear ratio.
Following in sequence or as consequence.
ETYM Latin subsequens, -entis, p. pr. of subsequi to follow, succeed: cf. French subséquent. Related to Sue to follow.
Following in time or order.
ETYM Cf. French successif. Related to Succeed.
1. Following in order; following one after another in a line or series; consecutive.
2. Having or giving the right of succeeding to an inheritance; inherited by succession; hereditary.
ETYM Latin, comp. of ultra, ultro, beyond, on the other side, properly cases of an old adjective, formed with a comparative suffix, which is akin to ol. uls beyond, Latin olim formerly, hereafter, orig., at that time, ille that, ol. olle, ollus. Related to Outrage.
Beyond or outside an area of immediate interest; remote.
Further; beyond; not seen or avowed; secret.