One that precedes another; a forerunner or predecessor:
A person who goes before, preparing the way for others, as an early settler or a scientist doing exploratory work
The definition of a predecessor is someone who came before another person.
One that indicates or foreshadows what is to come; a forerunner.
An antecedent is a part of a sentence that is later replaced by a pronoun.
The definition of a prototype is the original model.
A person from whom one is descended; an ancestor.
The part of an army which goes ahead of the main body; the van
A person who blazes a trail
A prophetic sign; omen; prognostic
A posted notice bearing a designation, direction, or command:
(Archaic) Something amazing or marvelous; a prodigy.
A sign or symptom indicating the future course of a disease.
(Nautical) A light line with which a heavier line may be hauled e.g. from the deck of a ship to the pier.
(Rare) A predecessor
An omen; portent; indication
A person dispatched before another person or company, to give notice of his or their approach.
The leading position or persons in new or unconventional movements, esp. in the arts; vanguard
The definition of an omen is something that is believed to predict the future.
(Music) A piece or movement that serves as an introduction to another section or composition and establishes the key, such as one that precedes a fugue, opens a suite, or precedes a church service.
One who, or that which, gives premonition.
A subjective indication of a disorder or disease, such as pain, nausea or weakness. Symptoms may be accompanied by objective signs of disease such as abnormal laboratory test results or findings during a physical examination.
A statement telling of or an indication providing evidence of impending danger, difficulty, or misfortune:
The consequence or consequences desired
An indication or warning of a future occurrence; an omen.
A statement about or prior knowledge of the future.
precede (plural precedes) Brief editorial preface (usually to an article or essay)
The ability or action of imagining or anticipating what might happen in the future.
A phenomenon that serves as a sign or warning of some future good or evil
A display; a manifestation:
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