predate, precede, forego, forgo, antecede, antedate(verb)
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 before(verb)
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, introduce(verb)
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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Financial rewards follow accomplishment; they don't precede it.
It is therefore important that preconditions are not attached to the start of the negotiation process. This we argue will be counterproductive, the threat of use of military action against irreconcilables cannot precede the offer of talks to all the groups.
Beautiful thoughts precede a beautiful life.
If the headache would only precede the intoxication, alcoholism would be a virtue.
Always remember that striving and struggle precede success, even in the dictionary.
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