Example sentences for: antecedents

How can you use “antecedents” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The popular rhythms are a unique mixture of Spanish and African influences, though the instruments traditionally used have antecedents going back further than the Spanish colonial and African slave imports.

  • Neither Ranke nor Gibbon invented the citational or literary footnote; Grafton slogs back through time in search of antecedents.

  • I take issue with one point in the article--the issue of antecedents.

  • Yersinia pestis and Borrelia burgdorferi and the archaea, its antecedents or catalytic mechanism have not been understood.

  • That quotation itself calls attention to apocalyptic antecedents in the Bible, where the end of the days or the last days , meaning "the end of the world," is often much on people's minds.

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