Definitions:Going before in time, rank, etc.: antecedent: previous: former.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)
Usage examples:His suspicious nature has probably been handed down to him from preceding generations.
- The Boer in Peace and War by
- Nature's Serial Story by
- Real Ghost Stories by