Come before
Crossword Clue and Answers

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This clue in was most recently seen in the wild in The Sun Cryptic.

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  • The Sun Cryptic - Monday, 12 Apr 2021
  • The Sun Cryptic - Monday, 5 Oct 2020
  • The New York Times Crossword - Friday, 17 Jan 2020
  • The New York Times Crossword - Tuesday, 5 Feb 2019
  • The New York Times Crossword - Thursday, 15 Mar 2018
  • The New York Times Crossword - Sunday, 1 Oct 2017
  • The Guardian Speedy - Sunday, 15 Jan 2017

Crossword Answers

7 letters

Move ahead (of others) in time or space

Come before; "Most English adjectives precede the noun they modify"

PRECEDE Surinder Sobti

8 letters

Establish something as being earlier relative to something else

Be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede bronze tools"

Exist beforehand or prior to a certain point in time; "Did this condition pre-exist?"


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