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synonyms for antecedence

  • antecedency
  • anteriority
  • importance
  • precedency
  • priority
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How to use antecedence in a sentence

We may explain why Thrasyllus placed the Kleitophon in immediate antecedence to the Republic: because 1.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME III (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
Causation, as Brown had finally proved, means simply antecedence and consequence.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME II (OF 3)LESLIE STEPHEN
It is of invariable antecedence that we speak alike in both cases, and of invariable antecedence only.
LECTURES ON THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE HUMAN MIND (VOL. 1 OF 3)THOMAS BROWN
Or do 'states of consciousness enter as links into the chain of antecedence and sequence which gives rise to bodily actions?'
IS LIFE WORTH LIVING?WILLIAM HURRELL MALLOCK
In many ways men have expressed, and will express hereafter, the creative or causal antecedence of the spiritual principle.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME I OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
Respecting the phenomena of inanimate nature, we have no other direct knowledge than that of antecedence and sequence.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
God has established an order in nature, a uniformity of antecedence and sequence, with which Omnipotence shall not interfere.
THE THEISTIC CONCEPTION OF THE WORLDB. F. (BENJAMIN FRANKLIN) COCKER
The chief principle, then, of savage science is that antecedence and consequence in time are the same as effect and cause.
MYTH, RITUAL, AND RELIGION, VOL. 1ANDREW LANG
In the Aesthetic Kant sometimes claims a temporal antecedence for the a priori.
A COMMENTARY TO KANT'S 'CRITIQUE OF PURE REASON'NORMAN KEMP SMITH
I must necessarily set out from the one, to which therefore I give hypothetical antecedence, in order to arrive at the other.
BIOGRAPHIA LITERARIASAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE
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WORDS RELATED TO ANTECEDENCE

  • antecedence
  • anteposition
  • earliness
  • lead
  • precedency
  • precession
  • preeminence
  • preexistence
  • preference
  • prevenience
  • previousness
  • primary
  • priority
  • rank
  • seniority
  • superiority
  • supremacy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.