Synonyms of precursor


1. precursor, material, stuff

usage: a substance from which another substance is formed (especially by a metabolic reaction)

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

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

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

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

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Definition and meaning of precursor (Dictionary)