Synonyms
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1. preceding

adjective. ['priːˈsiːdɪŋ'] existing or coming before.

Synonyms

  • propaedeutic
  • premedical
  • temporal relation
  • preparative
  • previous
  • preparatory
  • prefatorial
  • precedent
  • above-mentioned
  • timing
  • old
  • foregoing
  • above-named
  • above
  • antecedent
  • introductory

Antonyms

  • succeeding
  • desynchronizing
  • synchronization
  • anterograde

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Words that Rhyme with Preceding

  • superseding
  • stampeding
  • interceding
  • succeeding
  • proceeding
  • preceeding
  • misreading
  • misleading
  • inbreeding
  • conceding
  • seceding
  • rereading
  • impeding
  • exceeding
  • acceding
  • speeding
  • pleading
  • breeding
  • bleeding
  • weeding
  • seeding
  • reding
  • reading
  • needing
  • leading
  • kneading
  • heeding
  • feeding

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A common misspelling of preceding is preceeding

Example sentences of the word preceding


1. Adjective
The bargain element taxed as compensation in the preceding year is not included in the capital gain.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The bottom edges should snap into the top edges of the preceding pieces.

3. Verb, gerund or present participle
The preceding tend to be available within a reasonable distance of everyone.

2. preceding

adjective. ['priːˈsiːdɪŋ'] of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office.

Synonyms

  • outgoing
  • retiring

Antonyms

  • retrograde
  • synchronizing
  • asynchronism
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