Synonyms of forerunner


1. precursor, forerunner, person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul

usage: a person who goes before or announces the coming of another

2. harbinger, forerunner, predecessor, herald, precursor, indication, indicant

usage: something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone

3. antecedent, forerunner, temporal relation

usage: anything that precedes something similar in time; "phrenology was an antecedent of modern neuroscience"

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Definition and meaning of forerunner (Dictionary)