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Another word for preceding

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Adjective
  1. Going before

      1. In front
      2. Going before, in front, or forward.
      3. Made or given ahead of time:
      1. Going before; preceding.
      2. Going or coming before in time, order, or logic; prior; previous; preceding
      1. (Bot.) On the side away from the main stem
      2. Located on or near the front of the body in higher animals.
      3. Coming before in time, order, or logic; previous; earlier
      1. Comparative form of early: more early
      2. Occurring previously
      1. Something that came before, hence preceded the event currently in question, such as a previously decided case. It may serve as a model for the interpretation of a law, or disposition as a case. Something that came before, hence preceded the event currently in question, such as a previously decided case. It may serve as a model for the interpretation of a law, or disposition as a case.
      2. That precedes; preceding
      1. (Informal) Too soon; premature
      2. (Informal) Acting, occurring, or done too soon; premature or hasty:
      3. Existing or occurring before something else in time or order; prior:
      1. Preceding in order or importance; preferred
      2. Preceding in importance or value:
      3. Preceding in time; earlier; previous; former
    See also:

    precede

  2. Next before the present one

    See also:

    near

    precede

  3. Just gone by or elapsed

      1. Going before; preceding.
      2. Going or coming before in time, order, or logic; prior; previous; preceding
      1. (Bot.) On the side away from the main stem
      2. Located on or near the front of the body in higher animals.
      3. Coming before in time, order, or logic; previous; earlier
      1. Comparative form of early: more early
      2. Occurring previously
      1. Occurring before or in front of something else, in time, place, rank or sequence.
      2. Said, written, or encountered just before; previous:
      1. Preceding in time; earlier; past
      2. First mentioned of two
      3. Having been so in the past:
      1. Just gone by or elapsed:
      2. Having served formerly in a given capacity, especially an official one:
      3. No longer current; gone by; over:
      1. Something that came before, hence preceded the event currently in question, such as a previously decided case. It may serve as a model for the interpretation of a law, or disposition as a case. Something that came before, hence preceded the event currently in question, such as a previously decided case. It may serve as a model for the interpretation of a law, or disposition as a case.
      2. That precedes; preceding
      1. (Informal) Too soon; premature
      2. (Informal) Acting, occurring, or done too soon; premature or hasty:
      3. Existing or occurring before something else in time or order; prior:
      1. Preceding in order or importance; preferred
      2. Preceding in importance or value:
      3. Preceding in time; earlier; previous; former
    See also:

    time

Another word for preceding

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