Precedence is defined as the thing that comes first, has the highest ranking or has a higher priority because of superiority.
A giving of priority or advantage to one person, country, etc. over others, as in payment of debts or granting of credit
An instance of this
precede (plural precedes) Brief editorial preface (usually to an article or essay)
A position in which one has control or power; supremacy; domination
The prescribed form or customary procedure, as in a meeting or court of law:
The manner in which a person or thing is placed or posed, or the manner in which parts are arranged [a dog in a sitting position]; specif., any of various customary postures assumed by an individual [the lotus position] or a couple [the missionary position]
An official position or grade:
The state or quality of being senior; precedence in birth, rank, etc.
Urgency is defined as something requiring fast or swift action, or it means insistent or having a persistent quality.
Find another word for priority. In this page you can discover 24 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for priority, like: precedence, preference, previousness, superiority, antecedence, precedency, , preterition, earliness, pre-eminence and right of way.