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ante-bellum
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Antecede definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ANTECE'DE, v.t. [ante and cedo, to go. See Cede.] To go before in time; to precede.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede bronze tools" [syn: predate, precede, forego, forgo, antecede, antedate] [ant: follow, postdate]

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb (-ceded; -ceding) Etymology: Latin antecedere Date: 1624 precede

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Antecede An`te*cede", v. t. & i. [L. antecedere; ante + cedere to go. See Cede.] To go before in time or place; to precede; to surpass. --Sir M. Hale.

Moby Thesaurus

announce, antedate, anticipate, be before, be early, come before, come first, forerun, front, go ahead of, go before, go in advance, have priority, head, head the table, head up, herald, kick off, lead, lead off, outrank, pace, precede, precurse, predate, preexist, proclaim, rank, rate, stand first, take precedence, usher in




 


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