antecede


an·te·cede

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

Definition of ANTECEDE

transitive verb
:  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

Related to ANTECEDE

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: antecedence
Previous Word in the Dictionary: antecabinet
All Words Near: antecede

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up antecede? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).