HyperDic: forerunner

English > 3 senses of the word forerunner:
NOUNperson forerunner, precursora person who goes before or announces the coming of another
communicationforerunner, harbinger, predecessor, herald, precursorsomething that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone
relationforerunner, antecedentanything that precedes something similar in time
forerunner > pronunciation
Soundsfao'rah.ner
RhymesAfrikaner ... yawner: 180 rhymes with ner...
English > forerunner: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who goes before or announces the coming of another.
Synonymprecursor
NarrowerpredecessorOne who precedes you in time (as in holding a position or office)
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishprecursor
Catalanprecursor
English > forerunner: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningSomething that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone.
Synonymsharbinger, predecessor, herald, precursor
Broaderindication, indicantSomething that serves to indicate or suggest
Spanishanunciador, heraldo, nuncio, precursora, precursor, predecesor, presagio
Catalananunciador, precursor
English > forerunner: 3 senses > noun 3, relation
MeaningAnything that precedes something similar in time.
Synonymantecedent
Broadertemporal relationA relation involving time
Spanishantecedente, precursor
Catalanantecedent

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