Previously and Subsequently


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Previously adverb – So as to precede something in order of time.
Usage example: he had prepared the meat stocks previously so as to make things easier on the day of the big dinner

Subsequently is an antonym for previously.
Nearby Word: previous
Antonyms for Previously


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Subsequently adverb – Following in time or place.
Usage example: subsequently found the missing glove

Previously is an antonym for subsequently.
Nearby Words: subsequent, subsequence
Antonyms for Subsequently
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  • Given that Kamen Rider 1 and 2 are substantially stronger than any previously created monster and any subsequently created monster, the scientist may have taken the best process to his grave.
  • Visual Novel / Zero Time Dilemma Dead Guy Junior: Due to a massive Timey-Wimey Ball, Phi was born in a timeline where an older version of herself had previously died, and was subsequently named after herself.
  • The Commissioner Gordon Of course, Maggie was previously seen hitting on Kate Kane when the two met at a society ball, and their relationship subsequently spread into areas that Batman and Gordon never went.
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