Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Smooth, or proceeding smoothly
  • adv. Smoothly; without difficulty

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Spread equally over the surface; uniform; even.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Following; sequent; pursuant.
  • Smooth; even.
  • n. The plaice.

Etymologies

From Middle English with the meaning "following", from Anglo-Norman suant, from Old French suiant, sivant, present participle of sivre ("to follow"), from Latin *sequere, from sequor (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • Nobody's life cude'n go along more suant than what Will's did.

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  • Cash provided by expenditures have generally comprised purchases of com - financing activities in 2001 of $18 million was primarily puter hardware, software, server equipment and furniture due to proceeds from the issuance of common stock pur - and fixtures, and are expected to range from $160 million suant to stock option exercises of $84 million, offset by to $190 million in 2004 as we invest in expansion of our common stock repurchases of

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  • (G) The President, after consideration of any recommendations received pur18 suant to subsection (g) (2) (B) shall appoint one individual from each affected State, as determined by the Secretary, to be a member of the Committee for the consideration of the application for exemption for an agency action with respect to which such recommendations are made, not later than 30 days after an application is submitted pursuant to this section.

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  • If the filing fee is calculated pur - suant to Rule 457 (o) under the Securities Act, only the title of the class of se - curities to be registered, the proposed maximum aggregate offering price for that class of securities, and the amount of registration fee need to appear in the Calculation of Registration Fee table.

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  • He was succeeded in his inheritance by his eldest son Hugh II. whose younger brother William, being sent by Achaius King of Scotland, pur - suant to his league with Charlemaign, with 4000 choice men into Italy against the Lombards, he performed many glorious actions, and became the root of the family of Scoti at Placentia.

    Peerage of England, genealogical, biographical, and historical

  • Ordered, That a bill or bills be brought in, pur - suant to the said report, and that Mr. Page, Afr. Goodhue, and Mr. uregg, do prepare and bring in the same.

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  • Penn Townsend Esq '' from the Committee appointed to Consider, about the Indian Hostages, Gave in the following Report, Viz ', Pur - suant, to the Within Order, The Committee, therein Named mett & find itt difficult to form any projection better for Securing the Indian Hos - tages, than by Continuing them in Cambridge Goal, where they now be.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • Inc. the sum of thirteen hun - dred and seventy-eight dollars and eighty cents for materials furnished by it to said city, the claim for such sum being legally unenforceable by reason of the failure of said city to invite bids for such materials pur - suant to law.

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