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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To go or come before in time, order, or rank.

Usage examples (39)
  • Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
  • Most English adjectives precede the noun they modify
  • Stone tools precede bronze tools
  • Long and happy history: Two NIT titles precede Tulsa's appearance Reader comments (8) for more
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  • A word that is similar to "precede" which means to go before is"proceed" which means to begin,.
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