Synonyms and Antonyms for pre-empt

1. pre-empt (n.)

a high bid that is intended to prevent the opposing players from bidding

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2. pre-Socratic (n.)

any philosopher who lived before Socrates

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3. pre-existent (adj.)

existing previously or before something

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4. pre-emption (n.)

a prior appropriation of something

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5. pre-Socratic (adj.)

before the time of Socrates

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6. preempt (v.)

acquire for oneself before others can do so

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7. preempt (v.)

take the place of or have precedence over

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8. preempt (v.)

make a preemptive bid in the game of bridge

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9. preempt (n.)

a high bid that is intended to prevent the opposing players from bidding

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10. preempt (v.)

gain possession of by prior right or opportunity, especially so as to obtain the right to buy (land)

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