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Another word for precursor

  1. One that indicates or announces someone or something to come

  2. One that precedes, as in time

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Another word for precursor

  1. A messenger

      1. The foremost position in an army or fleet advancing into battle.
      2. The foremost or leading position in a trend or movement.
      3. Those occupying a foremost position.
      1. A person who carries or proclaims important news; a messenger.
      2. One that gives a sign or indication of something to come; a harbinger:
      3. An official whose specialty is heraldry.
      1. One that precedes, as in time; a predecessor.
      2. An ancestor; a forebear.
      3. One that comes before and indicates the approach of another; a harbinger.
  2. A predecessor

      1. A female person whose egg unites with a sperm or a male person whose sperm unites with an egg, resulting in the conception of a child or the birth of a child.
      2. A female person who is pregnant with or gives birth to a child except when someone else has legal rights to the child.
      3. A person who adopts a child.
      1. Going before; preceding.
      2. One that precedes another.
      3. A preceding occurrence, cause, or event.
      1. A person from whom one is descended; an ancestor.
      1. A person from whom one is descended, especially if more remote than a grandparent; a forebear.
      2. A forerunner or predecessor.
      3. The person from whom an estate has been inherited.