verb (used with object), pre·ced·ed, pre·ced·ing.
verb (used without object), pre·ced·ed, pre·ced·ing.
Words nearby precede
OTHER WORDS FROM precedepre·ced·a·ble, adjectiveun·pre·ced·ed, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH precedeprecede proceed
Examples from the Web for precede
He had a special knife designed to cut the dense loaf, and a ceremony to precede cutting the cake.One Cake to Rule Them All: How Stollen Stole Our Hearts|Molly Hannon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Of course, there are delicate negotiations that precede such an event.
We see it as an appetizer that could precede a glorious banquet.
To speak thus is to busy ourselves with things that precede generation.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 3|Plotinos (Plotinus)
Again, in almost all instances there are a number of preliminary shocks that precede the great earthquake shock.The Wonder Book of Volcanoes and Earthquakes|Edwin J. Houston
And he walked across the sitting-room to hold the door open for his mother and her guest to precede him.The Disturbing Charm|Berta Ruck
Again, at the door of Room 18, he punctiliously allowed her to precede him.Little Aliens|Myra Kelly
Sometimes, however, it is expedient to precede the topic sentence by one or more sentences of introduction or transition.The Elements of Style|William Strunk