ex post

[eks pohst]
based on analysis of past performance (opposed to ex ante ).

1635–45; < Latin: from (what lies) behind, according to (what lies) behind

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To ex post
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: ex positive
Next Definition: ex post facti
Words Near: ex post
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for ex post
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing ex post
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Example sentences
Constructing a one-time ex post rationale is not a good way to view causative
In this model, deposit insurance can eliminate the bank-run equilibrium,
  increasing the stability of the bank ex post.
Second, decisions are made on the basis of ex ante rather than ex post user
Third, rents should equal ex ante rather than ex post user costs.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature