antecedency

noun
preceding in time
Ant: ↑posteriority (for: ↑priority)
Derivationally related forms:
Hypernyms: ↑earliness

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  • Antecedency — An te*ced en*cy, n. The state or condition of being antecedent; priority. Fothherby. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • antecedency — [an΄tə sēd′ n sē] n. the fact or condition of being antecedent …   English World dictionary

  • antecedency — /an teuh seed n see/, n. the quality or condition of being antecedent. [1590 1600; ANTECED(ENT) + ENCY] * * * …   Universalium

  • antecedency — an·te·ced·en·cy …   English syllables

  • antecedence — noun preceding in time • Syn: ↑priority, ↑antecedency, ↑anteriority, ↑precedence, ↑precedency • Ant: ↑posteriority (for: ↑priority) …   Useful english dictionary

  • anteriority — noun 1. the quality of being in front or (in lower animals) toward the head • Ant: ↑posteriority • Derivationally related forms: ↑anterior • Hypernyms: ↑position, ↑spatial relation …   Useful english dictionary

  • precedency — noun 1. 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 • Syn: ↑precedence, ↑priority • Derivationally related… …   Useful english dictionary

  • anticipation — Synonyms and related words: TLC, a priori knowledge, anachronism, antecedence, antecedency, antedate, antedating, anteriority, apprehension, attention, beginnings, buddhi, care, carefulness, caution, certainty, circumspection, circumspectness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dominion — Synonyms and related words: acme, administration, ally, ambit, antecedence, antecedency, anteposition, anteriority, archduchy, archdukedom, area, arena, ascendance, ascendancy, ascendant, authority, authorization, bailiwick, balance of power, be… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • earliness — Synonyms and related words: anachronism, antecedence, antecedency, antedate, antedating, anteriority, anticipation, earlier state, historical error, lateness, metachronism, misdate, misdating, mistiming, parachronism, past time, postdating,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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