The SUVs, coupes, and sedans that populate dealer showrooms are much greener than their antecedents.
These examples of art bleeding into marketing have antecedents, of course.
But who she was or what were her antecedents nobody in the Principality of Monaco could ever tell.
It cannot be denied, then, that men's motives are the results of antecedents.
This conviction is deepened by the antecedents of the present unhappy war.
Not a syllable had reached that country of her antecedents or fame.
Of Whig antecedents, his first vote was cast for Henry Clay, in 1844, for president.
She described the antecedents and characteristics of Lorenz.
They allowed me no more in the way of antecedents than if I had been a new creation on the day when I first met Mrs. Rossiter.
I've looked the girl's antecedents up since that day on the Hills.
antecedent an·te·ce·dent (ān'tĭ-sēd'nt)