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antecede Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb be earlier in time; go back further
    forego; predate; forgo; antedate; precede.
    • Stone tools precede bronze tools
WordNet

An`te*cede" transitive verb & intransitive verb
Etymology
L. antecedere; ante + cedere to go. See Cede.
Definitions
  1. To go before in time or place; to precede; to surpass. Sir M. Hale.

Webster 1913


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