Compund Words

Last Search Words

Sponsored Links

Search Result:precede

KK Pronunciation

〔 priˋsid,prI- 〕


〔 ˏpriˊsiːd,pri- 〕

Overview of verb precede

The verb precede has 5 senses

  • predate, precede, forego, forgo, antecede, antedate -- (be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede bronze tools")

  • precede, predate -- (come before; "Most English adjectives precede the noun they modify")

  • precede, come before -- (be the predecessor of; "Bill preceded John in the long line of Susan's husbands")

  • precede, lead -- (move ahead (of others) in time or space)

  • precede, preface, premise, introduce -- (furnish with a preface or introduction; "She always precedes her lectures with a joke"; "He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution")