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predate, precede, forego, forgo, antecede, antedateverb
be earlier in time; go back further
"Stone tools precede bronze tools"
lead, foreswear, predate, antedate, come before, dispense with, raven, forfeit, premise, forego, give up, waive, throw overboard, prey, forgo, relinquish, preface, antecede, introduce, foredate
"Most English adjectives precede the noun they modify"
precede, come beforeverb
be the predecessor of
"Bill preceded John in the long line of Susan's husbands"
move ahead (of others) in time or space
lead, conduce, antecede, predate, antedate, chair, forgo, come before, result, guide, forego, direct, extend, top, run, premise, preface, take, moderate, pass, leave, conduct, contribute, introduce, go, head
precede, preface, premise, introduceverb
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"
forgo, innovate, stick in, bring out, enter, predate, antedate, premiss, come before, put in, bring in, inaugurate, forego, insert, usher in, enclose, infix, premise, present, lead, preface, antecede, introduce, inclose, acquaint
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How to use precede in a sentence?
We are suggesting that it is very likely that a lot of the gases that come from magma systems precede eruptions; they dont necessarily correlate with eruptions.
The rewards for those who persevere far exceed the pain that must precede the victory.
Beautiful thoughts precede a beautiful life.
A Compliment should precede any form of correction...
Financial rewards follow accomplishment; they don't precede it.
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