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

Example Sentences

answered three sequent questions from one reporter before turning to the others
Recent Examples on the Web 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

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Cite this Entry

“Sequent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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