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Definition of "preceded" []

  • To go or be before (someone or something) in time, place, rank, etc (verb)
  • To preface or introduce (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of precede. (verb)

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Use "preceded" in a sentence
  • "French and German use of the term preceded the English."
  • "As such, the cause, whom we refer to as God, had no need of a beginning, as beginnings are a function of the space-time continuum, and God 'preceded' it, although of course the word preceded is meaningless and used only for the purposes of our limited perspective."
  • "Was the government right in preceded with the snake hunt Nelson proposed?"