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antecede

an·te·cede

antecede

 
pronunciation:
aen t sid
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: anteceded, antecedes, anteceding
definition: to go before in time, or to be higher in rank or place.
similar words:
antedate, precede
Word Parts
The word antecede contains the following parts:
ante- Latin prefix that means before
synonyms:
pro-2, pre-
antonyms:
post-
 
ced, ces, -ceed, -cede, -cess Latin root that means to go; to go back or yield