Predecessor synonyms and antonyms

prĕd'ĭ-sĕs'ər, prē'dĭ-

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Anything regarded as a precursor or forerunner of a later thing
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A predecessor
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A person who acts as a parent in rearing a child; a step-parent or adoptive parent.
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Relationship; same-bloodedness or affinity; near connection or alliance, as of those having common descent.
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A person who proclaims or announces significant news, etc.
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The definition of a forebear is a person's ancestor.
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One's ancestors.
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precede (plural precedes) Brief editorial preface (usually to an article or essay)
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One that indicates or foreshadows what is to come; a forerunner.
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Alternative spelling of forebear.
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One that precedes and indicates, suggests, or announces someone or something to come:
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A person’s child, grandchild, great-grandchild, or other offspring in the direct line of descent.
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In calculus, the slope of the tangent line to a curve at a particular point on the curve. Since a curve represents a function, its derivative can also be thought of as the rate of change of the corresponding function at the given point. Derivatives are computed using differentiation.
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(Figuratively) A predecessor of something, especially if also a precursor or model.
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Being in control; superiority, or commanding influence; ascendency.
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A male parent of an animal.
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Cultural ancestor; one who originated an idea or tradition.
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A female ancestor.
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A woman who gives birth to a child.
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A person or thing that succeeds, or follows, another; esp., one who succeeds to an office, title, etc.
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Find another word for predecessor. In this page you can discover 23 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for predecessor, like: ancestor, forerunner, parent, kin, herald, forebear, antecedent, precede, harbinger, namesake and counterpart.