v. i.1.To exist after; to live subsequently.
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Likewise, the hylomorphic account of corruption essentially involves the separability of the matter and the form of an individual substance insofar as the matter postexists the substantial form of the substance that was destroyed.
20) I assume that the same sort of argument could be used to demonstrate the real distinction between the matter and the individual substance since the former really preexists and postexists the latter.