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an·te·cede

 (ăn′tĭ-sēd′)
tr.v. an·te·ced·ed, an·te·ced·ing, an·te·cedes
To precede.

[Latin antecēdere : ante-, ante- + cēdere, to go; see ked- in Indo-European roots.]
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antecede

(ˌæntɪˈsiːd)
vb
(tr) to go before, as in time, order, etc; precede
[C17: from Latin antecēdere, from cēdere to go]
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an•te•cede

(ˌæn təˈsid)

v.t. -ced•ed, -ced•ing.
to go before in time, order, etc.; precede.
[1615–25; < Latin antecēdere. See ante-, cede]
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antecede


Past participle: anteceded
Gerund: anteceding

Imperative
antecede
antecede
Present
I antecede
you antecede
he/she/it antecedes
we antecede
you antecede
they antecede
Preterite
I anteceded
you anteceded
he/she/it anteceded
we anteceded
you anteceded
they anteceded
Present Continuous
I am anteceding
you are anteceding
he/she/it is anteceding
we are anteceding
you are anteceding
they are anteceding
Present Perfect
I have anteceded
you have anteceded
he/she/it has anteceded
we have anteceded
you have anteceded
they have anteceded
Past Continuous
I was anteceding
you were anteceding
he/she/it was anteceding
we were anteceding
you were anteceding
they were anteceding
Past Perfect
I had anteceded
you had anteceded
he/she/it had anteceded
we had anteceded
you had anteceded
they had anteceded
Future
I will antecede
you will antecede
he/she/it will antecede
we will antecede
you will antecede
they will antecede
Future Perfect
I will have anteceded
you will have anteceded
he/she/it will have anteceded
we will have anteceded
you will have anteceded
they will have anteceded
Future Continuous
I will be anteceding
you will be anteceding
he/she/it will be anteceding
we will be anteceding
you will be anteceding
they will be anteceding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been anteceding
you have been anteceding
he/she/it has been anteceding
we have been anteceding
you have been anteceding
they have been anteceding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been anteceding
you will have been anteceding
he/she/it will have been anteceding
we will have been anteceding
you will have been anteceding
they will have been anteceding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been anteceding
you had been anteceding
he/she/it had been anteceding
we had been anteceding
you had been anteceding
they had been anteceding
Conditional
I would antecede
you would antecede
he/she/it would antecede
we would antecede
you would antecede
they would antecede
Past Conditional
I would have anteceded
you would have anteceded
he/she/it would have anteceded
we would have anteceded
you would have anteceded
they would have anteceded
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.antecede - be earlier in timeantecede - be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede bronze tools"
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antecede

verb
To come, exist, or occur before in time:
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