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")

Antonyms of adj preceding

2 senses of preceding

Sense 1
preceding (prenominal) (vs. succeeding) -- (existing or coming before)

succeeding(prenominal) (vs. preceding) -- (coming after or following)
        => back-to-back, consecutive -- (one after the other; "back-to-back home runs")
        => ensuing -- (following immediately and as a result of what went before; "ensuing events confirmed the prediction")
        => following (prenominal), undermentioned -- (about to be mentioned or specified; "the following items")
        => following, next -- (immediately following in time or order; "the following day"; "next in line"; "the next president"; "the next item on the list")
        => in line -- (being next in a line of succession; "he was in line for the presidency")
        => postmortem -- (after death or after an event; "a postmortem examination to determine the cause of death"; "the postmortem discussion of the President's TV address")

Sense 2
past (prenominal), preceding (prenominal), retiring (prenominal) -- (of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office; "a retiring member of the board")

INDIRECT (VIA outgoing) -> incoming -- (arriving at a place or position; "incoming class"; "incoming mail")

Similarity of adj preceding

2 senses of preceding

Sense 1
preceding (prenominal) (vs. succeeding) -- (existing or coming before)
       => above -- (appearing earlier in the same text; "flaws in the above interpretation")
       => above-mentioned, above-named -- (mentioned or named earlier in the same text)
       => foregoing (prenominal) -- (especially of writing or speech; going before)
       => introductory, prefatorial, prefatory -- (serving as an introduction or preface)
       => precedent -- (preceding in time, order, or significance)
       => premedical -- (preceding and preparing for the study of medicine; "premedical courses")
       => preparatory, preparative, propaedeutic -- (preceding and preparing for something; "preparatory steps")
       => previous (prenominal), old -- (just preceding something else in time or order; "the previous owner"; "my old house was larger")
          Also See-> antecedent#1

Sense 2
past (prenominal), preceding (prenominal), retiring (prenominal) -- (of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office; "a retiring member of the board")
       => outgoing (vs. incoming) -- (leaving a place or a position; "an outgoing steamship")

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