Nouns (1)

n. the head of a religious order; in an abbey the prior is next below the abbot

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Adverbs (0)

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Adjectives (2)

prior, anterior
adj. earlier in time

Fuzzynyms (16)

adj. especially of writing or speech; going before
previous, old
adj. just preceding something else in time or order; "the previous owner"; "my old house was larger"
adj. of or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body
primaeval, primordial, primeval, primal, aboriginal
adj. having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state; "aboriginal forests"; "primal eras before the appearance of life on earth"; "the forest primeval"; "primordial matter"; "primordial forms of life"
adj. denoting an action or event preceding or in preparation for something more important; designed to orient or acquaint with a situation before proceeding; "a preliminary investigation"
adj. earlier than the present time; no longer current; "time past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the past year"
earliest, earlier
adj. (comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early; "a fashion popular in earlier times"; "his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher"; "Verdi's earliest and most raucous opera"
previous, late, former
adj. (used especially of persons) of the immediate past; "the former president"; "our late President is still very active"; "the previous occupant of the White House"

Synonyms (7)

adj. (prefix) prior to or before: "antenatal"
prevenient, anticipatory
adj. in anticipation
pre-existing, pre-existent, preexistent, preexisting
adj. existing previously or before something; "variations on pre-existent musical themes"

Antonyms (1)

adj. following in time or order; "subsequent developments"


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