antecessor definition

  • noun:
    • One who precedes; a predecessor.
    • predecessor
    • a person who goes before; a predecessor.
    • An ancestor; a progenitor.
    • person who goes prior to; a predecessor.
    • A title given among the Romans— to the soldiers who preceded an army and made all necessary arrangements as to camping, supplies, the scouting service, etc.; under the later empire, to professors of civil law in the public schools.
    • in-law, an ancestor; a predecessor; one that possessed particular land before the current possessor or owner.
    • one that precedes; a forerunner.
    • forerunner
    • One who goes prior to; a predecessor.
    • An ancestor; a progenitor.
    • a person who goes before; a predecessor.
    • A title provided one of the Romans— into the troops which preceded an army making all necessary arrangements as to camping, products, the scouting service, etc.; under the later kingdom, to professors of civil-law in general public schools.
    • In law, an ancestor; a predecessor; one that possessed certain land prior to the current possessor or owner.

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