se·​quent ˈsē-kwənt How to pronounce sequent (audio)

Examples of sequent in a Sentence

answered three sequent questions from one reporter before turning to the others
Recent Examples on the Web The concept of sequent occupance has always stuck with me. Ron Lieber, New York Times, 16 Dec. 2023 The decision and sequent cancellation of the debate prompted former Vice President Joe Biden to accept an invitation from ABC last week to do a town hall in Philadelphia scheduled for tonight at 8 p.m. cleveland, 15 Oct. 2020

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Word History


Latin sequent-, sequens, present participle

First Known Use

1601, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of sequent was in 1601

Dictionary Entries Near sequent

Cite this Entry

“Sequent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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