antecede


antecede
Synonyms and related words:
announce, antedate, anticipate, be before, be early, come before, come first, forerun, front, go ahead of, go before, go in advance, have priority, head, head the table, head up, herald, kick off, lead, lead off, outrank, pace, precede, precurse, predate, preexist, proclaim, rank, rate, stand first, take precedence, usher in

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  • Antecede — An te*cede , v. t. & i. [L. antecedere; ante + cedere to go. See {Cede}.] To go before in time or place; to precede; to surpass. Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • antecede — I verb antedate, forerun, go before, have precedence, precede, predate, prevene associated concepts: ancestor, antecedent creditor, antecedent debt, antecedent encumbrance, antecedent fraud, antecedent promise II index precede …   Law dictionary

  • antecede — (v.) early 15c., from L. antecedere to go before (see ANTECEDENT (Cf. antecedent)). Related: Anteceded; anteceding …   Etymology dictionary

  • antecede — [an΄tə sēd′] vt., vi. anteceded, anteceding [L antecedere: see ANTE & CEDE] to go before in rank, place, or time; precede …   English World dictionary

  • antecede — transitive verb ( ceded; ceding) Etymology: Latin antecedere Date: 1624 precede …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • antecede — /an teuh seed /, v.t., anteceded, anteceding. to go before, in time, order, rank, etc.; precede: Shakespeare antecedes Milton. [1615 25; < L antecedere to go before, precede, excel, surpass. See ANTE , CEDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • antecede — verb a) To go before; to precede b) To predate or antedate …   Wiktionary

  • antecede — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. go before, precede. See priority. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To come, exist, or occur before in time: antedate, precede, predate. See PRECEDE …   English dictionary for students

  • antecede — v. go before; precede …   English contemporary dictionary

  • antecede — v 1. precede, come or go before, come first, go ahead of, go in advance; lead, head, Inf. head up, front. 2. outrank, outstrip, rate, have precedence. 3. usher in, herald, proclaim, announce, introduce; presage, anticipate; predate, antedate …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder