Noun Definition


1.Definition: preceding in time

Related Noun(s):antecedence, antecedency, anteriority, precedency, priority

Category: General

2.Definition: status established in order of importance or urgency

"...its precedence as the world's leading manufacturer of pharmaceuticals", "National independence takes priority over class struggle"

Related Noun(s):precedency, priority

Category: General

3.Definition: the act of preceding in time or order or rank (as in a ceremony)

Related Noun(s):precedency, precession

Category: General