Synonyms for predecessor:
Other synonyms and related words:
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
something, someone that comes before (noun)
Usage examples for predecessor:
- The second story about my dear old friend is not so grim as its predecessor. - "The History of "Punch"", M. H. Spielmann.
- It is true, in the troubled days of 1848 an unwise predecessor granted something like a paper constitution, but that scrap of parchment happily became a dead- letter twelve months after it had been granted. - "German Problems and Personalities", Charles Sarolea.
- Moreover, the condition of the country, after seven years of torture under his predecessor, made it difficult for him, at the time of his arrival, to imitate the severity which had made the name of Alva infamous. - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.