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Preceeding vs. Preceding: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Updated on November 25, 2023
The incorrect spelling is "preceeding," while the correct spelling is "preceding." "Preceding" means coming before something in time or order.

Which is correct: Preceeding or Preceding

How to spell Preceding?

Preceeding is Incorrect

Preceding is Correct

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Key Differences

Use a mnemonic: "Pre-Ceding is the leading way."
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Nov 24, 2023
Remember "precede" as the base word; no extra 'e' needed.
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Nov 24, 2023
Visualize a timeline where "preceding" events have no extra 'e'.
Janet White
Nov 24, 2023
Think of the phrase "Cease the extra 'e'!"
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Nov 24, 2023
Associate the word with "proceed," which also has a single 'e'.
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Nov 24, 2023
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Preceding Definitions

Preceding refers to anything that comes before another.
Read the preceding paragraph.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 15, 2023
It can mean earlier in a sequence.
Observe the preceding models of the car.
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Sep 15, 2023
In time, preceding means happening before.
In the preceding years, technology advanced rapidly.
Sara Rehman
Sep 15, 2023
Preceding can indicate spatial order, meaning located before.
The preceding room was much smaller.
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Sep 15, 2023
Existing or coming before another or others
In preceding years.
On a preceding page.
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Sep 13, 2023
Existing or coming immediately before another or others
The preceding year.
The preceding page.
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Sep 13, 2023
Occurring before or in front of something else, in time, place, rank or sequence.
On the preceding Monday Shobana had gone on vacation.
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Sep 13, 2023
Present participle of precede
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Sep 13, 2023
Going before; - opposed to following.
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Sep 13, 2023
In the direction toward which stars appear to move. See Following, 2.
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Sep 13, 2023
Existing or coming before
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Sep 13, 2023
Preceding in time or order
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Sep 13, 2023
Of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office;
A retiring member of the board
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Sep 13, 2023
In legal terms, it means prior in importance.
The preceding case set a precedent.
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Sep 15, 2023

FAQs

What is the pronunciation of preceding?

/prɪˈsiːdɪŋ/
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 24, 2023

What is the root word of preceding?

Precede
Harlon Moss
Nov 24, 2023

Why is it called preceding?

It is called preceding because it refers to things that come before in time or order.
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 24, 2023

Which vowel is used before preceding?

Depends on the preceding word in a sentence.
Sara Rehman
Nov 24, 2023

What is the singular form of preceding?

Preceding is an adjective and doesn't have a singular form.
Harlon Moss
Nov 24, 2023

Which conjunction is used with preceding?

"And," "but," "or" can be used depending on the context.
Sara Rehman
Nov 24, 2023

Which preposition is used with preceding?

"To," "in," "during," and "of" can be used.
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Nov 24, 2023

Is preceding an adverb?

No
Janet White
Nov 24, 2023

Is preceding an abstract noun?

No
Sara Rehman
Nov 24, 2023

What is the verb form of preceding?

Precede
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 24, 2023

What is the plural form of preceding?

Preceding is an adjective and doesn't have a plural form.
Sara Rehman
Nov 24, 2023

Is preceding a negative or positive word?

Neutral
Janet White
Nov 24, 2023

Is preceding a vowel or consonant?

It's a word, not a vowel or consonant.
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 24, 2023

Is preceding a collective noun?

No
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 24, 2023

Is the preceding term a metaphor?

No
Harlon Moss
Nov 24, 2023

Is the word preceding imperative?

No
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 24, 2023

Which determiner is used with preceding?

"The," "a," or "an" can be used.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 24, 2023

What is the first form of preceding?

Precede (the verb form)
Sara Rehman
Nov 24, 2023

What part of speech is preceding?

Adjective
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 24, 2023

What is the opposite of preceding?

Following
Janet White
Nov 24, 2023

What is the second form of preceding?

Preceded (the past tense of the verb form)
Sara Rehman
Nov 24, 2023

Is preceding a noun or adjective?

Adjective
Aimie Carlson
Nov 24, 2023

How many syllables are in preceding?

3 syllables
Harlon Moss
Nov 24, 2023

How is preceding used in a sentence?

"The preceding chapters lay the groundwork for the conclusion."
Sara Rehman
Nov 24, 2023

Is preceding a countable noun?

No, it's an adjective.
Sara Rehman
Nov 24, 2023

How do we divide preceding into syllables?

Pre-ced-ing
Aimie Carlson
Nov 24, 2023

Which article is used with preceding?

"The" or "a" can be used depending on the context.
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 24, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in preceding?

The second syllable, "ced," is stressed.
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 24, 2023

What is another term for preceding?

Prior
Aimie Carlson
Nov 24, 2023

What is the third form of preceding?

Preceded (the past participle of the verb form)
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 24, 2023
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