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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To go before in rank, dignity, or importance.

Usage examples (37)
  • When R is precedes, we can intuitively regard its weak ancestral, precedes+, as the relation less-than-or-equal-to on the natural numbers.
  • A theatre performance in Slovak precedes the concert.
  • Thus Scripture declares in different places that the word precedes the creation.
  • Despite Mr. Spiegelman's lack of dance background, his name precedes Mr. Tracy's in the credits. for more
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