antecede

verb
an·​te·​cede | \ ˌan-tə-ˈsēd How to pronounce antecede (audio) \
anteceded; anteceding

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Examples of antecede in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of antecede

1628, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for antecede

Latin antecedere

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The first known use of antecede was in 1628

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“Antecede.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antecede. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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