What does preceding mean?

Definitions for preceding
prɪˈsi dɪŋpre·ced·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. preceding(a)adjective

    existing or coming before

  2. past(a), preceding(a), retiring(a)adjective

    of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office

    "a retiring member of the board"

Wiktionary

  1. precedingadjective

    Occurring before or in front of something else, in time, place, rank or sequence.

    On the preceding Monday Shobana had left on vacation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Preceding

    of Precede

  2. Precedingadjective

    going before; -- opposed to following

  3. Precedingadjective

    in the direction toward which stars appear to move. See Following, 2

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of preceding in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of preceding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of preceding in a Sentence

  1. Fontenelle:

    A well cultivated mind is made up of all the minds of preceding ages; it is only the one single mind educated by all previous time.

  2. Rade Tomic:

    There's still so much we have yet to learn about Covid-19. Why are some cases worse than others ? The multidisciplinary research team at Northwestern Medicine Lung Transplant Program is trying to find out, while this young woman still has a long and potentially risky road to recovery given how sick she was with multi-organ dysfunction for weeks preceding the transplant, we hope she will make a full recovery.

  3. Border Protection:

    The first possibility is precluded by statute( the Deputy DHS secretary is the' first assistant,' and Ken Cuccinelli isn't that). He hasn't been confirmed by the Senate, which knocks out the second possibility. And he wasn't at DHS for any time before Secretary Nielsen resigned, let alone 90 of the 365 days preceding her departure. That ought to be the end of it.

  4. Anand James:

    The market has been on a downward trend during the last couple of days and that is not surprising because during the last two years, we have seen the fortnight preceding the budget to be a cautious time this year, we have approached the budget on a high and that is all the more reason for traders to take some money off the table.

  5. Vinay Bhaskara:

    The Boeing 737 MAX and Airbus A320neo technologies offer cash savings in operating cost per seat miles of up to 8% (about $3 savings per gallon) against its preceding technology, with current fuel prices, airlines are looking at pricing and capital deployment rather than fuel-saving capabilities.

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