Antonyms of verb precede

2 of 5 senses of precede

Sense 3
precede, come before -- (be the predecessor of; "Bill preceded John in the long line of Susan's husbands")
       Antonym of succeed (Sense 2)
      => succeed, come after, follow -- (be the successor (of); "Carter followed Ford"; "Will Charles succeed to the throne?")

Sense 4
precede, lead -- (move ahead (of others) in time or space)
       Antonym of follow (Sense 1)
      => follow -- (to travel behind, go after, come after; "The ducklings followed their mother around the pond"; "Please follow the guide through the museum")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb precede

5 senses of precede

Sense 1
predate, precede, forego, forgo, antecede, antedate -- (be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede bronze tools")

Sense 2
precede, predate -- (come before; "Most English adjectives precede the noun they modify")
       => lie -- (be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position)

Sense 3
precede, come before -- (be the predecessor of; "Bill preceded John in the long line of Susan's husbands")

Sense 4
precede, lead -- (move ahead (of others) in time or space)
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Sense 5
precede, preface, premise, introduce -- (furnish with a preface or introduction; "She always precedes her lectures with a joke"; "He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution")
       => state, say, tell -- (express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name")

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