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  • She attempted to make each question slightly more difficult than the preceding one.
  • One morning he took it into his head to precede his master, and go alone. Cited from Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals, by Mrs. R. Lee
  • Therefore when anything is made, its becoming precedes its having been made. Cited from Summa Theologica, Part I (Prima Pars), by Thomas Aquinas
  • This section is preceded by a lead-in track and followed by a lead-out track.
  • City elections are held every four years in the year preceding presidential elections.
  • Each age has less of a moral value than the preceding.
  • All thought is based in part on this, and it precedes all other thought.
  • Among other things, he may not be preceded by three red men into the house of a red man.
  • The story precedes the song itself, but also tells us what happened to the man.
  • Over this, shots of the new characters introduced over preceding weeks were shown.
  • This idea preceded something physical much like the creation of Heaven did Earth.
  • The prize is awarded every other year for significant contributions first published during the six preceding years.
  • Its design was mostly alike to the preceding pre-war ones, despite being smaller.
  • Like most of his works, it originally appeared in serial form during the two preceding years.
  • His reputation precedes him in his own party, the media and even among the opposition.
  • The song was the second and final single to precede the Human album.
  • According to her, research must precede and become the foundation of policy.
  • The song's release precedes the release of her debut album Go!
  • This show was preceded by a short documentary about the show's history.
  • She had expressed a wish that she precede her husband in death.
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Root form of preceding is precede for the verb.

Words starting with preceding

Meaning of preceding

  • verb Come before
    Most English adjectives precede the noun they modify
  • verb Be the predecessor of
    Bill preceded John in the long line of Susan's husbands
  • verb Move ahead (of others) in time or space
  • verb 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
  • adjective Existing or coming before