|n.||1.||The state of being later or subsequent; |
|Noun||1.||posteriority - the quality of being toward the back or toward the rear end|
anteriority - the quality of being in front or (in lower animals) toward the head
|2.||posteriority - following in time|
POSTERIORITY, rights. Being or, coming after. It is a word of comparison,
the correlative of which is priority; as, when a man holds lands from two
landlords, he holds from his ancient landlord by priority and from the other
by posteriority. 2 Inst. 392.
2. These terms, priority and posteriority, are also used in cases of liens the first are prior liens, and are to be paid in the first place; the last are posterior liens, and are not entitled to payment until the former have been satisfied.