What is another word for preceding?

Pronunciation: [pɹɪsˈiːdɪŋ] (IPA)

Synonyms for Preceding:

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What are the hypernyms for Preceding?

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What are the opposite words for preceding?

Preceding means something that comes before or earlier in time, order, or position. Its antonyms or opposite words are following, succeeding, subsequent, posterior, later, and succeeding in meaning. Following refers to something that comes after or next in order or position. Succeeding means something that comes next or afterward in time or rank. Subsequent signifies something that follows in sequence or succession. Posterior refers to the later part or subsequent period of something. Later denotes to the time that comes after the current time. Thus, these words are opposite in meaning to preceding and can be used in their place according to the context.

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Usage examples for Preceding

The days immediately preceding the game were not cheerful ones for Marjorie.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
On this page will be secured the true course and distance made, as explained in the preceding method.
"Lectures in Navigation"
Ernest Gallaudet Draper
2 from the preceding even hour.
"Lectures in Navigation"
Ernest Gallaudet Draper

Famous quotes with Preceding

  • No novel is a clone of any preceding one, though with a background cast of characters and things that has grown to thousands, there are many familiar aspects.
    Piers Anthony
  • To stay at my best, I have to stop talking during the preceding day.
    Placido Domingo
  • Scientists are really very conscious of the fact that they stand on the shoulders of an enormous tree of preceding workers and that their own contribution is not so enormous.
    Martin Fleischmann
  • Through loyalty to the past, our mind refuses to realize that tomorrow's joy is possible only if today's makes way for it; that each wave owes the beauty of its line only to the withdrawal of the preceding one.
    Andre Gide
  • In the cold, shivering twilight, preceding the daybreak of civilization, the dominating emotion of man was fear.
    Paul Harris

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