supervene

supervene
su·per·vene /ˌsü-pər-'vēn/ vi -vened, -ven·ing: to take place after or later in the course of something else as an additional and usu. unforeseeable development with intervening or countering effect

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

supervene
I verb arise, be subsequent, bechance, befall, come to pass, crop up, ensue, eventuate, follow, happen, issue, occur, result, spring up, succeed, supervenire, take place II index ensue, succeed (follow)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


supervene
v.
To occur after an event, in such a way as to change the circumstances.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

Synonyms:
(with reference to something that precedes), , , , ,


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  • Supervene — Su per*vene , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Supervened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Supervening}.] [L. supervenire, superventum, to come over, to come upon; super over + venire to come. See {Super }, and {Come}, and cf. {Overcome}.] To come as something additional… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • supervene — 1590s (implied in supervenient), from L. supervenire come on top of, from super over, upon (see SUPER (Cf. super )) + venire come (see VENUE (Cf. venue)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • supervene — *follow, succeed, ensue Analogous words: *add, append, annex, subjoin, superadd: combine, *unite, conjoin, cooperate …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • supervene — [so͞o΄pər vēn′] vi. supervened, supervening [L supervenire, to come over or upon, follow < super (see SUPER ) + venire, to COME] 1. to come or happen as something extraneous or unexpected 2. to take place; ensue supervenient [so͞o΄pərvēn′yənt] …   English World dictionary

  • supervene — UK [ˌsuːpə(r)ˈviːn] / US [ˌsupərˈvɪn] verb [intransitive] Word forms supervene : present tense I/you/we/they supervene he/she/it supervenes present participle supervening past tense supervened past participle supervened very formal to happen in… …   English dictionary

  • supervene — intransitive verb ( vened; vening) Etymology: Latin supervenire, from super + venire to come more at come Date: circa 1648 to follow or result as an additional, adventitious, or unlooked for development Synonyms: see follow • supervention noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • supervene — supervenience /sooh peuhr veen yeuhns/, supervention /sooh peuhr ven sheuhn/, n. supervenient /sooh peuhr veen yeuhnt/, adj. /sooh peuhr veen /, v.i., supervened, supervening. 1. to take place or occur as something additional or extraneous… …   Universalium

  • supervene — verb a) to follow something closely, either as a consequence or in contrast b) to supersede See Also: supervenience, supervenient …   Wiktionary

  • supervene — supervenience …   Philosophy dictionary

  • supervene — su·per·vene .sü pər vēn vi, vened; ven·ing to follow or result as an additional, adventitious, or unlooked for development (as in the course of a disease) <the majority of patients die once this complication supervenes (Scientific Amer.… …   Medical dictionary

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