antecede


an·te·cede

transitive verb \ˌan-tə-ˈsēd\
an·te·ced·edan·te·ced·ing

Definition of ANTECEDE

:  precede

Examples of ANTECEDE

  1. <the 19th-century Pre-Raphaelites claimed to base their principles and practices on the Italian art that anteceded Raphael and other masters of the High Renaissance>

Origin of ANTECEDE

Latin antecedere
First Known Use: 1624

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