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synonyms for preceded

  • 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
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antonyms for preceded

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

Last summer’s protests against police abuse did at times — rarely — precede acts of violence and vandalism.
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His Indian repute had not preceded him to such degree as to make the way easy for him through the London crowd.
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She preceded him along a passage and then, taking a door on the left, found herself surprisingly in the shop, behind a counter.
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The enemy was confident that any attempt on the fortress must be preceded by the passage of the river by the whole French army.
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When you reach her door, if the servant has not preceded and announced you, knock, and await her invitation to enter.
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The parliamentary conflict on the great question of a standing army was preceded by a literary conflict.
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The procession, preceded by Bob on his feathered steed, passed through a chasm overgrown with brambles.
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King Loc preceded the others along the dim path and Honey-Bee followed him holding to a tip of the royal mantle.
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It is difficult to give the exact moment of its commencement, for it was not preceded by any important events.
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Two boats, abundantly furnished with torches and provided with boisterous music, preceded these two fiery masses.
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