Meaning of Antecedent

English: Antecedent
Bangla: পূর্বগামী, পূর্ববর্তী, কারণবিচারপূর্বক কার্যনির্ণয়াত্মক, পূর্ব হইতে পশ্চিমে ধাবনশীল, অবরোহী
Hindi: पूर्वपद, पूर्ववृत्ता
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा

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Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

preceding; prior: an antecedent event.

Definition: 2

a preceding circumstance, event, object, style, phenomenon, etc.

Definition: 3

antecedents. ancestors. the history, events, characteristics, etc., of one's earlier life: Little is known about his birth and antecedents.

Definition: 4

Grammar. a word, phrase, or clause, usually a substantive, that is replaced by a pronoun or other substitute later, or occasionally earlier, in the same or in another, usually subsequent, sentence. In Jane lost a glove and she can't find it, Jane is the antecedent of she and glove is the antecedent of it.

Definition: 5

Mathematics. the first term of a ratio; the first or third term of a proportion. the first of two vectors in a dyad.