2. CONSECUTIVE ORDERPrecedence.
[Nouns] precedence; coming before; the lead, le pas; superiority [more]; importance [more]; antecedence, antecedency; anteriority (front) [more]; precursor [more]; priority [more]; precession [more]; anteposition; epacme; preference.
[Verbs] precede; come before, come first; head, lead, take the lead; lead the way, lead the dance; be in the vanguard; introduce, usher in; have the pas; set the fashion (influence) [more]; open the ball; take precedence, have precedence; have the start (get before) [more]. place before; prefix; premise, prelude, preface.
[Adjectives] preceding; precedent, antecedent; anterior; prior [more]; before; former; foregoing; beforementioned, abovementioned, aforementioned; aforesaid, said; precursory, precursive; prevenient, preliminary, prefatory, introductory; prelusive, prelusory; proemial, preparatory.
[Adverbs] before; in advance (precession) [more].