antecedent

Adjective
Noun
  • Someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent) (synset 109811996)
  • A preceding occurrence or cause or event (synset 107341480)
  • Anything that precedes something similar in time (synset 113867120)
  • The referent of an anaphor
    A phrase or clause that is referred to by an anaphoric pronoun (synset 106616004)

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