Synonyms of precedence


1. precedence, precedency, priority, high status

usage: status established in order of importance or urgency; "...its precedence as the world's leading manufacturer of pharmaceuticals"; "national independence takes priority over class struggle"

2. priority, antecedence, antecedency, anteriority, precedence, precedency, earliness

usage: preceding in time

3. precession, precedence, precedency, activity

usage: the act of preceding in time or order or rank (as in a ceremony)

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