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Synonyms for predecessor

noun something, someone that comes before
  • ancestor
  • forebear
  • antecedent
  • forerunner
  • former
  • precursor
  • prior
  • prototype
  • antecessor
  • foregoer
  • previous

Antonyms for predecessor

  • derivative
  • descendant
  • successor
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More words related to predecessor

ascendant

noun. ancestor
  • antecedent
  • ascendent
  • father
  • forbear
  • forefather
  • foregoer
  • foremother
  • mother
  • parent
  • predecessor
  • progenitor

father

noun. male person who begets children

forefather

noun. ancestor

forefathers

noun. ancestor

forerunner

noun. example, sign

mother

noun. female person who has borne children
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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