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Meaning of precede

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      v 1: be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede
           bronze tools" [syn: {predate}, {precede}, {forego},
           {forgo}, {antecede}, {antedate}] [ant: {follow},
      2: come before; "Most English adjectives precede the noun they
         modify" [syn: {precede}, {predate}]
      3: be the predecessor of; "Bill preceded John in the long line
         of Susan's husbands" [syn: {precede}, {come before}] [ant:
         {come after}, {follow}, {succeed}]
      4: move ahead (of others) in time or space [syn: {precede},
         {lead}] [ant: {follow}]
      5: 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" [syn: {precede},
         {preface}, {premise}, {introduce}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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