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anterior

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of anterior

  1. 1 being at or in the forward part or surface of something <the anterior chamber of the eye is bounded in front by the cornea> Synonyms front, fore, forward, frontal, frontward (or frontwards)Related Words ventralNear Antonyms dorsalAntonyms aft, after, hind, hinder, hindmost, posterior, rear, rearward

  2. 2 going before another in time or order <fossils from an anterior geologic age> Synonyms antecedent, previous, foregoing, former, precedent, preceding, priorRelated Words advance, early, premature; earliest, first, inaugural, initial, maiden, original, pioneer; preexisting; introductory, preliminary; erstwhile, whilomNear Antonyms advanced, late; closing, concluding, final, last, latest, latter, terminal, ultimateAntonyms after, ensuing, following, later, posterior, subsequent, succeeding




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