Synonyms of antecedent in English:

antecedent

adjective

  • 1 antecedent events
    [Antonyms] subsequent later
  • noun

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  • 1 her antecedents have been traced
    ancestor, forefather, forebear, progenitor, primogenitor; (antecedents)ancestry, family tree, lineage, genealogy, roots
    [Antonyms] descendant
  • 2 the guitar's antecedent
    [Antonyms] descendant
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