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
A position in which one has control or power; supremacy; domination
precede (plural precedes) Brief editorial preface (usually to an article or essay)
The prescribed form or customary procedure, as in a meeting or court of law:
An official position or grade:
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]
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 36 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for priority, like: precedence, preference, previousness, superiority, antecedence, preterition, precedency, , earliness, pre-eminence and ascendancy.