Synonyms for forerunner

Synonyms for (noun) forerunner

Synonyms: harbinger, herald, precursor, predecessor, forerunner

Definition: something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone

Similar words: indicant, indication

Definition: something that serves to indicate or suggest

Usage: an indication of foul play; indications of strain; symptoms are the prime indicants of disease


Synonyms: forerunner, precursor

Definition: a person who goes before or announces the coming of another

Similar words: somebody, someone, soul, mortal, person, individual

Definition: a human being

Usage: there was too much for one person to do


Synonyms: antecedent, forerunner

Definition: anything that precedes something similar in time

Usage: phrenology was an antecedent of modern neuroscience

Similar words: temporal relation

Definition: a relation involving time