antecede

verb
an·​te·​cede | \ˌan-tə-ˈsēd \
anteceded; anteceding

Definition of antecede 

Keep scrolling for more

Synonyms & Antonyms for antecede

Synonyms

antedate, forego, precede, predate, preexist

Antonyms

follow, postdate, succeed

Visit the Thesaurus for More 

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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about antecede

Statistics for antecede

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for antecede

The first known use of antecede was in 1628

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on antecede

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with antecede

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for antecede

Britannica English: Translation of antecede for Arabic Speakers

Comments on antecede

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

WORD OF THE DAY

living or existing for a long time

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!