antecede

verb an·te·cede \ ˌan-tə-ˈsēd \

Definition of antecede

anteceded; anteceding
transitive verb

Examples of antecede in a Sentence

  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 and Etymology of antecede

Latin antecedere

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