synonyms
  • definitions

precede

[ pri-seed ]SEE DEFINITION OF precede

Synonyms for precede

  • anticipate
  • foreshadow
  • predate
  • presage
  • antecede
  • antedate
  • guide
  • harbinger
  • head
  • herald
  • introduce
  • lead
  • outrank
  • pace
  • pioneer
  • preexist
  • preface
  • rank
  • scout
  • time
  • usher
  • be ahead of
  • come first
  • forerun
  • go before
  • go in advance
  • have a head start
  • head up
  • in space
  • light the way
  • pave the way
  • ring in
  • run ahead
  • take precedence
MOST RELEVANT

Antonyms for precede

  • end
  • finish
  • follow
  • obey
  • go after
MOST RELEVANT
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PRECEDE

She motioned to Dick to precede her, and he obeyed, like a man in a dream.

This passage, I say, is inserted to explain the words of Moses which precede it.

All the petitions which precede it are included in this last one.

I opened the gate for him, but he stood aside, refusing to precede me.

The sentences that precede that quoted by Sir Martin are Greek in tendency.

How calm a moment may precede One that shall thrill the world for ever!

Several months have passed since the chapters which precede this were written.

We will precede Ben on his visit to the house of Mr. Prescott.

Ought I to precede my friends, and present them as they followed?

The hot drink helped us through the bleak hours that precede the dawn.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PRECEDE

antedate

verboccur or cause to occur earlier
  • accelerate
  • anachronize
  • antecede
  • backdate
  • date back
  • forerun
  • misdate
  • pace
  • precede
  • predate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
  • PREVIOUS
  • NEXT