Answered By: Writing Center Last Updated: Nov 16, 2015 Views: 1
Answered By: Writing Center
Last Updated: Nov 16, 2015 Views: 1
|An antecedent is the word (or words) that a pronoun refers to.
When you see the snake, please move away from it.
(In this example, the antecedent is the snake. It is the word that the pronoun it refers to. The word snake comes before the pronoun it. )
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