Definition of preced
1. precede [ v ] be earlier in time; go back further
Examples: "Stone tools precede bronze tools"
A British writer , Richard_Haestier , in a book , Dead_Men_Tell_Tales , recalls that in the turmoil preceding French_Revolution the body of Henry_/4 , , who had died nearly 180 years earlier , was torn to pieces by a mob .
(Brand Blanshard, "The Emotive Theory," Robert...)
And there is a way in which he might hold that badness did in this case precede our own feeling of disapproval without belonging_to the pain itself .Synonyms precede forego antecede antedate predate Related Terms postdate precedent antecedent priority
2. precede [ v ] come before
Examples: "Most English adjectives precede the noun they modify"
(Hugh Kelly and Ted Ziehe, "Glossary Lookup Made Easy"...)
form - any unique sequence of alphabetic_characters that can appear in a language preceded and followed by a space .
Let us assume that * * f is identical to the form of an occurrence * * f which preceded * * f in the text .Synonyms precede predate Related Terms lie lie precession
3. precede [ v ] be the predecessor of
Examples: "Bill preceded John in the long line of Susan's husbands"
(Clement Greenberg, "Collage" in his Art and...)
But even before that , Picasso had glimpsed and entered , for a moment , a certain revolutionary path in which no one had preceded him .Synonyms precede come_before Related Terms succeed predecessor precession
4. precede [ v ] move ahead (of others) in time or spaceUsed in print:
(R. Leslie Gourse, With Gall and Honey....)
I thought he would ask us to leave because Rachel and I were bare-armed , but he looked down into his beard and preceded us down the corridor .Synonyms lead precede Related Terms follow travel lead precession
5. precede [ v ] furnish with a preface or introduction
Examples: "She always precedes her lectures with a joke" "He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution"
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