Antecedent and Progeny


Antecedent noun - Someone or something responsible for a result.

Progeny is an antonym for antecedent.

Nearby Word: antecedently


Progeny noun - The descendants of a person, animal, or plant.
Usage example: the rancher carefully examined the progeny of the new breed of cattle

Antecedent is an antonym for progeny.

How words are described

direct direct antecedent direct progeny
immediate immediate antecedent immediate progeny
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