Definition of precede:
moderate, run ahead, conduce, be ahead of, foreswear, throw overboard, contribute, pass, preexist, relinquish, go before, lie at the heart of something, antecede, inclose, go in advance, innovate, head, come first, light the way, predate, run, forfeit, waive, inaugurate, guide, loom large, raven, take precedence over, present, infix, bring in, herald, forgo, dominate, count, chair, result, dispense with, preface, enter, prey, matter, forge ahead, come to the front, enclose, come before, insert, go, put in, head up, direct, words, foredate, extend, leave, stick in, acquaint, take, antedate, usher in, ring in, conduct, predominate, premiss, bring out, top, lead up to, go ahead, start, scout, give up, signify, lead, emphasize, figure, premise, forego.
- "A Hero of Liége", Herbert Strang.
There were no last words, and he sank peacefully to his rest, dying at 5 A. M. on Monday, 21st February 1870. Bessie had left home without even a suspicion that she might be recalled by a sudden summons, and now it seemed to her impossible that her father's death should precede her own, and that a loss that she had not dared even to think of, should have fallen upon her.- "Elizabeth Gilbert and Her Work for the Blind", Frances Martin.
- "Driven Back to Eden", E. P. Roe.