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Definition 1: existing or coming before - [adjective denoting all]

(preceding is similar to ...) just preceding something else in time or order

"the previous owner" "my old house was larger"

(preceding is similar to ...) preceding and preparing for something

"preparatory steps"

(preceding is similar to ...) preceding and preparing for the study of medicine

"premedical courses"

(preceding is similar to ...) preceding in time, order, or significance

(preceding is similar to ...) serving as an introduction or preface

(preceding is similar to ...) especially of writing or speech; going before

(preceding is similar to ...) mentioned or named earlier in the same text

(preceding is similar to ...) appearing earlier in the same text

"flaws in the above interpretation"

(means also ...) preceding in time or order

(... are attributes of preceding) a relation involving time

(... are attributes of preceding) the time when something happens

Definition 2: of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where preceding or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a retiring member of the board

Synonyms for preceding in the sense of this definition

(preceding is similar to ...) leaving a place or a position

"an outgoing steamship"

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