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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
See also synonyms for: preceded / precedes / preceding
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antonyms for precede

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  • end
  • finish
  • follow
  • obey
  • go after
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How to use precede in a sentence

To the invitation to precede him she readily responded, and, with a bow to the Seneschal, she began to walk across the apartment.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He made way for her to precede him in the narrow wood path, and then silently followed her up the glen.
RUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
As causes precede effects, the causal order and the time order generally coincide.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
There was something almost ghastly in this terrific silence which could only precede some unnatural tumult.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
It was only on the first landing that the servant stood aside with the tray to allow me to precede her.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
That if one thing makes us think of another as preceding or following it, that other must precede it or follow it in actual fact.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
(Would number then precede the essences) only in thought and conception, or also in the hypostatic existence?
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 3PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
He motioned to the prowler to precede him and, hesitating a moment, it did so.
SPACE PRISONTOM GODWIN
He then holds this open, and the women precede him, he following them.
THE COMPLETE BACHELORWALTER GERMAIN
There is no order of entry, except that the host should precede and the others follow.
THE COMPLETE BACHELORWALTER GERMAIN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PRECEDE

  • anachronize
  • antecede
  • backdate
  • come first
  • date back
  • forerun
  • go before
  • misdate
  • precede
  • predate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.