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Synonyms for predateˈpriˈdeɪt

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  1. predate, precede, forego, forgo, antecede, antedate(verb)

    be earlier in time; go back further

    "Stone tools precede bronze tools"

    Synonyms:
    lead, foreswear, predate, antedate, come before, dispense with, raven, forfeit, premise, forego, give up, waive, throw overboard, prey, forgo, relinquish, preface, antecede, precede, introduce, foredate

    Antonyms:
    postdate, follow

  2. precede, predate(verb)

    come before

    "Most English adjectives precede the noun they modify"

    Synonyms:
    introduce, lead, forego, antedate, antecede, forgo, preface, raven, foredate, prey, precede, premise, come before, predate

    Antonyms:
    follow, postdate

  3. raven, prey, predate(verb)

    prey on or hunt for

    "These mammals predate certain eggs"

    Synonyms:
    guttle, pig, forego, antedate, feed, forgo, raven, antecede, foredate, precede, devour, prey, predate

    Antonyms:
    follow, postdate

  4. predate, antedate, foredate(verb)

    establish something as being earlier relative to something else

    Synonyms:
    forego, antedate, antecede, forgo, raven, foredate, precede, prey, predate

    Antonyms:
    follow, postdate

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