Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun prior

1 sense of prior

Sense 1
prior -- (the head of a religious order; in an abbey the prior is next below the abbot)
       => superior -- (the head of a religious community)

Antonyms of adj prior

1 sense of prior

Sense 1
anterior, prior (prenominal) -- (earlier in time)

INDIRECT (VIA antecedent) -> subsequent -- (following in time or order; "subsequent developments")

Similarity of adj prior

1 sense of prior

Sense 1
anterior, prior (prenominal) -- (earlier in time)
       => antecedent (vs. subsequent) -- (preceding in time or order)

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