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antecede

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verb an·te·cede \ˌan-tə-ˈsēd\

Definition of antecede

an·te·ced·edan·te·ced·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  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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