Priority


Priority
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Priority->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ priority
priority
antecedence
anteriority
precedence
pre-existence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ precession
precession
&c. 280
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ precursor
precursor
&c. 64
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ the past
the past
&c. 122
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ premises
premises
PARAG:Priority->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ precede
precede
come before
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ forerun
forerun
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ go before
go before
&c.(lead) 280
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ preexist
preexist
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ dawn
dawn
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ presage
presage
&c. 511
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ herald
herald
usher in
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ be beforehand
be beforehand
&c.(be early) 132
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ steal a march upon
steal a march upon
anticipate
forestall
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ have the start
have the start
gain the start
PARAG:Priority->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ prior
prior
previous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ preceding
preceding
precedent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ anterior
anterior
antecedent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ pre-existing
pre-existing
pre-existent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ former
former
foregoing
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ before-mentioned
before-mentioned
above-mentioned
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ aforesaid
aforesaid
said
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ introductory
introductory
&c.(precursory) 64
PARAG:Priority->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ before
before
prior to
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ earlier
earlier
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ previously
previously
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ afore
afore
aforehand
beforehand
ere
theretofore
erewhile
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ ere then
ere then
ere now
before then
before now
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ erewhile
erewhile
already
yet
beforehand
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ on the eve of
on the eve of

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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