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pre·cede

precede

 
 
pronunciation:
pr sid
features:
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part of speech: verb
inflections: precedes, preceding, preceded
definition: to come before in time.
The movie was preceded by several ads for other movies.
antonyms:
follow, succeed
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The word precede contains the following parts:
pre- Latin prefix that means before
synonyms:
pro-2, ante-
antonyms:
post-
 
ced, ces, -ceed, -cede, -cess Latin root that means to go; to go back or yield