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synonyms for precedes

  • 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

antonyms for precedes

MOST RELEVANT
  • end
  • finish
  • follow
  • obey
  • go after
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How to use precedes in a sentence

The main incident should be more important than each incident that precedes it.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
Certainty of meaning precedes frequency of use; and this necessary confidence 238 is gained from a study of the dictionary.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
Several days passed away very quietly and uneventfully—the quiet that precedes the storm.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
We are struck, however, with the similarity of this blessing to that which precedes it; nor is the similarity surprising.
SEPARATION AND SERVICEJAMES HUDSON TAYLOR
Then came the home-sickness, which so often precedes dissolution.
ART IN ENGLANDDUTTON COOK
In a church, in going down a narrow aisle, the woman precedes the man.
THE COMPLETE BACHELORWALTER GERMAIN
He gives the tickets to the usher, and precedes the party down the aisle.
THE COMPLETE BACHELORWALTER GERMAIN
There is nothing in life more beautiful than that trancelike quiet dawn which precedes the rising of love in the soul.
THE MINISTER'S WOOINGHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
It is never good taste to admit the good taste of the generation that immediately precedes us.
HUMANLY SPEAKINGSAMUEL MCCHORD CROTHERS
The same strange tenseness that precedes a tropical storm, an atmosphere of impending conflict, seemed to hang over them.
WARRIOR OF THE DAWNHOWARD CARLETON BROWNE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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