What does preceding mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term preceding:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. preceding(a)(adj)

    existing or coming before

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

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

    "a retiring member of the board"


  1. preceding(Adjective)

    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. Preceding(adj)

    going before; -- opposed to following

  3. Preceding(adj)

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


  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

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