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synonyms for predate

  • anticipate
  • foreshadow
  • outrank
  • presage
  • antecede
  • antedate
  • guide
  • harbinger
  • head
  • herald
  • introduce
  • lead
  • 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 predate

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  • end
  • finish
  • follow
  • obey
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How to use predate in a sentence

Cancellation is by no means sufficient to address the student debt crisis—which predates the pandemic—or reach all of the people the pandemic has hurt.
WHY STUDENT DEBT CANCELLATION IS VITAL FOR AMERICANS MOST HURT BY THE PANDEMICSUZANNE KAHN AND ANNA N. SMITHFEBRUARY 5, 2021TIME
For one, his excursions predate the Age of Enlightenment for wildlife protection and conservation.
IN ‘THE WHISPERING LAND,’ A BRITISH NATURALIST COLLECTS TRAVEL TALES — AND ANIMALS WITH TAILS — IN ARGENTINAANDREA SACHSFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
All were made in 2020, but some address concerns that far predate the pandemic.
IN THE GALLERIES: MIDDLE EAST ARTISTS EXAMINE SHELTERING IN PLACE AMID PANDEMICMARK JENKINSJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The character herself, of course, predates that series by decades.
QUEER FANS’ LOVE OF WONDER WOMAN IS BULLETPROOFJOHN PAUL KINGDECEMBER 26, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Although mail-in voting long predates the pandemic, the 2020 elections expanded access to it as Americans took advantage in vast numbers.
2020 HAS SUCKED—BUT THERE ARE SOME SMALL SILVER LININGSTANYA BASUDECEMBER 25, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Some of them were born in clouds that predated the Milky Way.
THE NEW HISTORY OF THE MILKY WAYCHARLIE WOODDECEMBER 15, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The city’s attempts to improve police hiring and retention — arguably Faulconer’s biggest public safety achievement — predate his time as mayor.
FAULCONER STAYED LARGELY SILENT AS POLICING DOMINATED THE DISCOURSEJESSE MARXDECEMBER 8, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Likewise, the infrastructure that helps spread these claims predates the 2020 election, as does the history of questioning whose votes should count in America.
THE ELECTION IS OVER, BUT VOTER FRAUD CONSPIRACIES AREN’T GOING AWAYABBY OHLHEISERDECEMBER 2, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Does a discovery or invention predate a change in scale, or is the new scale a result of it or of several related phenomena?
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WORDS RELATED TO PREDATE

  • 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.