Precedence

Definition of Precedence

Pre`ced´ence
n.1.The act or state of preceding or going before in order of time; priority; as, one event has precedence of another.
2.The act or state of going or being before in rank or dignity, or the place of honor; right to a more honorable place; superior rank; as, barons have precedence of commoners.
Which of them [the different desires] has the precedency in determining the will to the next action?
- Locke.

Related Words

back burner, front burner, high status, precedency, priority
Word:

Browse

Preaxial
Prebend
Prebendal
Prebendary
Prebendaryship
Prebendate
Prebendship
Prebronchial
Precalculate
Precant
Precarious
Precation
Precative
Precatory words
Precaution
Precautional
Precautionary
Precautious
Precedaneous
Precede
-Precedence-
Precedent
Precedented
Precedential
Precedently
Preceding
Precel
Precellence
Precellent
Precentor
Precentorship
Precept
Preceptial
Preception
Preceptive
Preceptor
Preceptorial
Preceptory
Preceptress
Precession
Precession of the equinoxes
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home