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Synonyms for foregoing
fɔrˈgoʊ ɪŋ, foʊr-fore·go·ing

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  1. foregoingadjective

    Synonyms:
    preceding

    Antonyms:
    subsequent

  2. foregoingadjective

    Occurring before or in front of something else, in time, place, rank or sequence.

    Synonyms:
    preceding

    Antonyms:
    subsequent

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. foregoing

    Antecedent may denote simple priority in time, implying no direct connection between that which goes before and that which follows; as, the striking of one clock may be always antecedent to the striking of another with no causal connection between them. Antecedent and previous may refer to that which goes or happens at any distance in advance, preceding is limited to that which is immediately or next before; an antecedent event may have happened at any time before; the preceding transaction is the one completed just before the one with which it is compared; a previous statement or chapter may be in any part of the book that has gone before; the preceding statement or chapter comes next before without an interval. Previous often signifies first by right; as, a previous engagement. Foregoing is used only of that which is spoken or written; as, the foregoing statements. Anterior, while it can be used of time, is coming to be employed chiefly with reference to place; as the anterior lobes of the brain. Prior bears exclusive reference to time, and commonly where that which is first in time is first also in right; as, a prior demand. Former is used of time, or of position in written or printed matter, not of space in general. We can say former times, a former chapter, etc., but not the former part of a garden; we should say the front part of the garden, the forward car of a train. Former has a close relation, or sharp contrast, with something following; the former always implies the latter, even when not fully expressed, as in Acts i, 1, and Eccles. vii, 10.

    Synonyms:
    antecedent, anterior, earlier, former, forward, front, introductory, precedent, preceding, preliminary, previous, prior

    Antonyms:
    after, concluding, consequent, following, hind, hinder, hindmost, later, latter, posterior, subsequent, succeeding

    Preposition:
    Such was the state of things previous to the revolution. [Previous to is often used adverbially, in constructions where previously to would be more strictly correct; as, these arrangements were made previous to my departure.]

Princeton's WordNet

  1. foregoing(a)adjective

    especially of writing or speech; going before

    Antonyms:
    succeeding(a)

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. foregoingadjective

    Synonyms:
    preceding, previous, antecedent, prior, former

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. foregoingadjective

    Synonyms:
    previous, anterior, preceding, fore, prior, antecedent, aforesaid

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  1. Brady Hamilton:

    For women in their 20s, it's not so much an issue of foregoing a birth as it is postponing a birth, for older women, that's not a viable option. Also women in their 40s tend to be more stable in their jobs, their incomes.

  2. Saviour Kasukuwere:

    Given the foregoing ... His Excellency, the President has declared a state of disaster to severely affected areas in communal and resettlement lands of Zimbabwe effective from Feb. 2, 2016.

  3. Semih Senol:

    can one eeally say that even a spark of desire is a very great evil? there are many kinds of desires which are accompanied with many kinds of intentions. does the foregoing statement then not suggest that the desire to help is evil? which I think it is not. if I were to have no desires or intentions at all then how could I have feelings? how could one then feel love, friendship, kindness and all the things like those that I consider virtues?

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