Definitions

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  • v. To supervene upon; to come as an addition to.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To supervene upon; to come as an addition to.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To supervene upon; come as an addition to.

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Examples

  • When lady Feng heard these words, her eyes got quite red, and after a time she at length exclaimed: “In the Heavens of a sudden come wind and rain; while with man, in a day and in a night, woe and weal survene!

    Hung Lou Meng

  • When lady Feng heard these words, her eyes got quite red, and after a time she at length exclaimed: "In the Heavens of a sudden come wind and rain; while with man, in a day and in a night, woe and weal survene!

    Hung Lou Meng, Book I Or, the Dream of the Red Chamber, a Chinese Novel in Two Books

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