Definition of Predecessors

1. Noun. (plural of predecessor) ¹



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Definition of Predecessors

1. predecessor [n] - See also: predecessor

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Predecessors

predeal
predeath
predeaths
predebate
predecay
predecease
predeceased
predeceaser
predeceasers
predeceases
predeceasing
predecessive
predecessor
predecessoress
predecessoresses
predecessors (current term)
predecessour
predecided
predecimal
predecimalisation
predecimalization
predeclare
predeclared
predeclares
predeclaring
prededication
prededications
prededuct
prededucted
prededucting

Literary usage of Predecessors

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"Suppose the alleged predecessors In title of plaintiffs, during the Interval of time elapsing between the two periods of possession, although not In ..."

2. A History of English Dramatic Literature to the Death of Queen Anne by Adolphus William Ward (1899)
"SHAKSPERE'S predecessors. John Lyly IN the group of dramatists of whom I propose to treat 16o|4~ under the title of Shakspere's predecessors,' the first ..."

3. A History of English Dramatic Literature to the Death of Queen Anne by Adolphus William Ward (1899)
"... of whom I propose to treat 1606)" under the title of' Shakspere's predecessors,' the first place in order of chronology belongs to JOHN LYLY *. ..."

4. History of Economic Thought: A Critical Account of the Origin and by Lewis Henry Haney (1920)
"Immediate predecessors of Adam Smith. — Though so truly epoch-making, Adam Smith, as is generally the case, built upon the work of his predecessors. ..."

5. History of Economic Thought: A Critical Account of the Origin and by Lewis Henry Haney (1920)
"... built upon the work of his predecessors. Nor can one overlook the forerunners in a study of the master's achievement. Adam Smith was acquainted with the ..."

6. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Thoroughly imbued with the principles of his great and heroic predecessors, Gregory VII and Innocent III, the successor of Celestine V entertained most ..."

7. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1847)
"And when they are dead; man that is soonest gone, as their drunken predecessors have done, *quid ego •will have a can of wine with 'Maron's old woman to be ..."

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