Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) predate, precede, forego, forgo, antecede, antedate (be earlier in time; go back further) "Stone tools precede bronze tools"
- S: (v) precede, predate (come before) "Most English adjectives precede the noun they modify"
- S: (v) precede, come before (be the predecessor of) "Bill preceded John in the long line of Susan's husbands"
- S: (v) precede, lead (move ahead (of others) in time or space)
- S: (v) precede, preface, premise, introduce (furnish with a preface or introduction) "She always precedes her lectures with a joke"; "He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution"