Synonyms for precede

Synonyms for (verb) precede

Synonyms: precede, preface, premise, introduce

Definition: furnish with a preface or introduction

Usage: She always precedes her lectures with a joke; He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution

Similar words: tell, say, state

Definition: express in words

Usage: He said that he wanted to marry her; tell me what is bothering you; state your opinion; state your name


Synonyms: precede, lead

Definition: move ahead (of others) in time or space

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: 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


Synonyms: precede, predate

Definition: come before

Usage: Most English adjectives precede the noun they modify

Similar words: lie

Definition: be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position