[ pri-see-did ]
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  1. the simple past tense and past participle of precede.

Origin of preceded

First recorded in 1400–50; preced(e) + -ed1 for simple past tense; preced(e) + -ed2 for past participle

Other words from preceded

  • un·pre·ced·ed, adjective

Words Nearby preceded Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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