precede: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (pri-sēd'), [key]
— v., n. -ced•ed, -ced•ing,
- to go before, as in place, order, rank, importance, or time.
- to introduce by something preliminary; preface: to precede one's statement with a qualification.
- to go or come before.
- copy printed at the beginning of a news story presenting late bulletins, editorial notes, or prefatory remarks.
- precede (Thesaurus)