Sub"se*quent (?), a. [L. subsequens, -entis, p.pr. of subsequi to follow, succeed: cf. F. subs'equent. See Sue to follow.]
Following in time; coming or being after something else at any time, indefinitely; as, subsequent events; subsequent ages or years; a period long subsequent to the foundation of Rome.
Following in order of place; succeeding; as, a subsequent clause in a treaty.
words come on before the precedent vanish."
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