Precede vs Antecede what difference

what is difference between Precede and Antecede

English

Alternative forms

  • præcede (archaic)

Etymology

From Middle French précéder, from Latin praecēdō, from prae- + cēdō.

Pronunciation

  • (General American, Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /pɹəˈsiːd/, /pɹɪˈsiːd/, /pɹiːˈsiːd/
  • Rhymes: -iːd

Verb

precede (third-person singular simple present precedes, present participle preceding, simple past and past participle preceded)

  1. (transitive) To go before, go in front of.
  2. (transitive) To cause to be preceded; to preface; to introduce.
    • 1832, James Kent, Commentaries on American Law, Volume 1, page 52
      It has been usual to precede hostilities by a public declaration communicated to the enemy.
  3. (transitive) To have higher rank than (someone or something else).

Usage notes

  • Not to be confused with proceed.
  • This word is commonly misspelt as preceed.

Synonyms

  • (go before): forego; see also Thesaurus:precede

Antonyms

  • (go before): succeed; see also Thesaurus:succeed

Related terms

  • precedence
  • precedent
  • unprecedented

Translations

Noun

precede (plural precedes)

  1. Brief editorial preface (usually to an article or essay)

Anagrams

  • creeped

Italian

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɛde

Verb

precede

  1. third-person singular present indicative of precedere

Portuguese

Verb

precede

  1. third-person singular present indicative of preceder
  2. second-person singular imperative of preceder

Spanish

Verb

precede

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of preceder.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of preceder.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of preceder.


English

Verb

antecede (third-person singular simple present antecedes, present participle anteceding, simple past and past participle anteceded)

  1. To go before; to precede.
  2. To predate or antedate.

Synonyms

  • (go before): forego; see also Thesaurus:precede
  • (predate): See also Thesaurus:predate

Italian

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɛde

Verb

antecede

  1. third-person singular present indicative of antecedere

Anagrams

  • datecene

Latin

Verb

antecēde

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of antecēdō

Spanish

Verb

antecede

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of anteceder.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of anteceder.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of anteceder.

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