Precedence

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Precedence->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ precedence
precedence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ coming before
coming before
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ the lead
the lead
le pas
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ superiority
superiority
&c. 33
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ importance
importance
&c. 642
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ antecedence
antecedence
antecedency
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ anteriority
anteriority
&c.(front) 234
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ precursor
precursor
&c. 64
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ priority
priority
&c. 116
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ precession
precession
&c. 280
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ anteposition
anteposition
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ epacme
epacme
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ preference
preference
PARAG:Precedence->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ precede
precede
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ come before
come before
come first
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ head
head
lead
take the lead
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ lead the way
lead the way
lead the dance
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be in the vanguard
be in the vanguard
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ introduce
introduce
usher in
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ have the pas
have the pas
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ set the fashion
set the fashion
&c.(influence) 175
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ open the ball
open the ball
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ take precedence
take precedence
have precedence
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ have the start
have the start
&c.(get before) 280
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ place before
place before
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ prefix
prefix
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ premise
premise
prelude
preface
PARAG:Precedence->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ preceding
preceding
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ precedent
precedent
antecedent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ anterior
anterior
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ prior
prior
&c. 116
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ before
before
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ former
former
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ foregoing
foregoing
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ beforementioned
beforementioned
abovementioned
aforementioned
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ aforesaid
aforesaid
said
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ precursory
precursory
precursive
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ prevenient
prevenient
preliminary
prefatory
introductory
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ prelusive
prelusive
prelusory
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ proemial
proemial
preparatory
PARAG:Precedence->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ before
before
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in advance
in advance
&c.(precession) 280

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Precedence — is a simple ordering, based on either importance or sequence; it may refer to one of the following:* SPECT/CT scanner from Philips * Message precedence of military communications traffic * Order of precedence, the ceremonial hierarchy within a… …   Wikipedia

  • Precedence — Pre*ced ence, Precedency Pre*ced en*cy, n. [Cf. F. pr[ e]c[ e]dence. See {Precede}.] 1. The act or state of preceding or going before in order of time; priority; as, one event has precedence of another. [1913 Webster] 2. The act or state of going …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • precedence — precedence, precedent In BrE, both words are pronounced with the stress on the first syllable, but in AmE the stress is sometimes put on the second, as it is in precede. Precedence means ‘priority in time, order, or importance’, whereas a… …   Modern English usage

  • precedence — ► NOUN 1) the condition of preceding others in importance, order, or rank. 2) an acknowledged or legally determined right to such precedence …   English terms dictionary

  • precedence — I noun advantage, antecedence, authority, elevation, exaltation, importance, predominance, preeminence, preference, prestige, primacy, priority, rank, seniority, status, superiority, supremacy associated concepts: recording statute II index… …   Law dictionary

  • precedence — (n.) late 15c., being a precedent, from PRECEDENT (Cf. precedent) (n.). Meaning fact of preceding another, right of preceding another is from c.1600 …   Etymology dictionary

  • precedence — *priority Analogous words: leading or lead, guiding or guide (see GUIDE): antecedence, foregoing (see corresponding adjectives at PRECEDING) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • precedence — [n] highest in rank; first in order antecedence, anteposition, earliness, lead, precedency, precession, preeminence, preexistence, preference, prevenience, previousness, primary, priority, rank, seniority, superiority, supremacy; concepts 671,727 …   New thesaurus

  • precedence — /presadans/ or precedency /presadansiy/ The act or state of going before; adjustment of place. The right of being first placed in a certain order. See also preference precedent priority …   Black's law dictionary

  • precedence — [pres′ə dəns; prē sēd′ ns, prisēd′ ns] n. [< PRECEDENT] 1. the act, right, or fact of preceding in time, order, rank, etc. 2. priority as because of superiority in rank 3. an official or conventional ranking of dignitaries in order of… …   English World dictionary

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