What does precede mean?

Definitions for precede
prɪˈsidpre·cede

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word precede.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. predate, precede, forego, forgo, antecede, antedate(verb)

    be earlier in time; go back further

    "Stone tools precede bronze tools"

  2. precede, predate(verb)

    come before

    "Most English adjectives precede the noun they modify"

  3. precede, come before(verb)

    be the predecessor of

    "Bill preceded John in the long line of Susan's husbands"

  4. precede, lead(verb)

    move ahead (of others) in time or space

  5. precede, preface, premise, introduce(verb)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. precede(Verb)

    To go before, go in front of.

  2. precede(Verb)

    To have higher rank than (someone or something else).

  3. Origin: Latin praecēdō, from prae- + cēdō

Webster Dictionary

  1. Precede(verb)

    to go before in order of time; to occur first with relation to anything

  2. Precede(verb)

    to go before in place, rank, or importance

  3. Precede(verb)

    to cause to be preceded; to preface; to introduce; -- used with by or with before the instrumental object

  4. Origin: [L. praecedere, praecessum; prae before + cedere to go, to be in motion: cf. F. prceder. See Pre-, and Cede.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Precede

    pre-sēd′, v.t. to go before in time, rank, or importance.—v.i. to be before in time, or place. [Fr. précéder—L. præcedĕrepræ, before, cedĕre, go.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'precede' in Verbs Frequency: #877

How to pronounce precede?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say precede in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of precede in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of precede in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of precede in a Sentence

  1. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    Beautiful thoughts precede a beautiful life.

  2. Seneca:

    If virtue precede us every step will be safe.

  3. Christopher Robin Miller:

    For predicates care I not that precede subjects.

  4. sindiswa matyobeni:

    A Compliment should precede any form of correction...

  5. Harry F. Banks:

    Financial rewards follow accomplishment; they don't precede it.

Images & Illustrations of precede

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