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synonyms for antecessor

  • forebear
  • forefather
  • founder
  • antecedent
  • ascendant
  • foremother
  • forerunner
  • precursor
  • primogenitor
  • progenitor
  • foregoer

antonyms for antecessor

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  • descendant
  • effect
  • end
  • result
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    How to use antecessor in a sentence

    No one of these five sokemen belonged to his antecessor Wigot; every one of them might sell his land.
    DOMESDAY BOOK AND BEYONDFREDERIC WILLIAM MAITLAND
    We read a good deal of men who were sub-commended to the antecessor of Robert Malet.
    DOMESDAY BOOK AND BEYONDFREDERIC WILLIAM MAITLAND
    But we may especially note the epithet by which the witches are said to have first appealed to the Devil—Antecessor.
    DEMONOLOGY AND DEVIL-LOREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
    The grantee stepped exactly into the place of the antecessor; he inherited all his rights and all his burthens.
    WILLIAM THE CONQUEROREDWARD AUGUSTUS FREEMAN
    He inherited therewith any disputes as to the extent of the lands of the antecessor or as to the nature of his tenure.
    WILLIAM THE CONQUEROREDWARD AUGUSTUS FREEMAN
    But the grantee often took possession of the whole of the land held by the antecessor, as if it were all alike his own.
    WILLIAM THE CONQUEROREDWARD AUGUSTUS FREEMAN
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO ANTECESSOR

    • antecedent
    • antecessor
    • ascendant
    • forebear
    • forefather
    • foregoer
    • foremother
    • forerunner
    • founder
    • precursor
    • primogenitor
    • progenitor
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