Definition of antecedental in English:

antecedental

adjective

rare
  • 1Of the nature of an antecedent or precursor.

  • 2Mathematics historical
    Mathematics. Designating a method of performing calculus based on the use of the antecedents of certain ratios. See antecedent. Now historical.

Origin

Mid 18th century. From antecedent + -al. Compare incidental.

Pronunciation

antecedental

/ˌantɪˈsiːd(ə)ntl//ˈantɪˌsiːd(ə)ntl/