anaphoric

adjective
an·​a·​phor·​ic | \ ˌa-nə-ˈfȯr-ik, -ˈfär-\

Definition of anaphoric

: of or relating to anaphora an anaphoric usage especially : being a word or phrase that takes its reference from another word or phrase and especially from a preceding word or phrase — compare cataphoric

Other Words from anaphoric

anaphorically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

First Known Use of anaphoric

1872, in the meaning defined above

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