verb (used with object), pre·de·ceased, pre·de·ceas·ing.
Examples from the Web for predecease
Suppose she were to predecease—he would have the moon, and be unable to appreciate it.Historic Oddities|Sabine Baring-Gould
Mr. Rich died in April, 1891, having arranged that his bequest should not lapse in consequence of the predecease of my father.
As a general rule, legacies given to persons who predecease the testator do not take effect; they are said to lapse.
In the course of nature he was almost bound to predecease her.She Stands Accused|Victor MacClure
If she should predecease the testator, then everything is left to his child or children.The Lion's Share|E. Arnold Bennett