Synonyms of precede


1. predate, precede, forego, forgo, antecede, antedate

usage: be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede bronze tools"

2. precede, predate, lie

usage: come before; "Most English adjectives precede the noun they modify"

3. precede, come before

usage: be the predecessor of; "Bill preceded John in the long line of Susan's husbands"

4. precede, lead, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: move ahead (of others) in time or space

5. precede, preface, premise, introduce, state, say, tell

usage: furnish with a preface or introduction; "She always precedes her lectures with a joke"; "He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution"

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Definition and meaning of precede (Dictionary)