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Synonyms for precede
prɪˈsidpre·cede

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. precede

    Synonyms:
    lead, introduce, herald, go before, usher, head

    Antonyms:
    succeed, follow

Princeton's WordNet

  1. predate, precede, forego, forgo, antecede, antedateverb

    be earlier in time; go back further

    "Stone tools precede bronze tools"

    Synonyms:
    lead, foreswear, predate, antedate, come before, dispense with, raven, forfeit, premise, forego, give up, waive, throw overboard, prey, forgo, relinquish, preface, antecede, introduce, foredate

    Antonyms:
    come after, follow, succeed

  2. precede, predateverb

    come before

    "Most English adjectives precede the noun they modify"

    Synonyms:
    introduce, lead, forego, antedate, antecede, forgo, preface, raven, foredate, prey, premise, come before, predate

    Antonyms:
    follow, succeed, come after

  3. precede, come beforeverb

    be the predecessor of

    "Bill preceded John in the long line of Susan's husbands"

    Synonyms:
    introduce, lead, forego, antedate, antecede, forgo, preface, premise, come before, predate

    Antonyms:
    succeed, follow, come after

  4. precede, leadverb

    move ahead (of others) in time or space

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    follow, come after, succeed

  5. 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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    follow, succeed, come after

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Editors Contribution

  1. antedate

    Submitted by anonymous on May 6, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. precedeverb

    Synonyms:
    go before (in place or in time), go ahead of, take the lead of, be anterior to, take precedence of

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "precede":

    precedes

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How to use precede in a sentence?

  1. Paul Renne:

    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.

  2. Ted W. Engstrom:

    The rewards for those who persevere far exceed the pain that must precede the victory.

  3. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    Beautiful thoughts precede a beautiful life.

  4. sindiswa matyobeni:

    A Compliment should precede any form of correction...

  5. Harry F. Banks:

    Financial rewards follow accomplishment; they don't precede it.


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