Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The placing of something in front of something else, especially of words in a sentence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The placing of a before another, which, by ordinary rules, ought to follow it.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In grammar, the placing of a word before another word which, by ordinary rules, it ought to follow.
  • n. In botany, the non-alternation of the members of contiguous circles in a flower, the corresponding parts being opposite to each other: otherwise called superposition.
  • n. In pathology, a forward displacement in the horizontal plane, especially a misplacement of the uterus.

Etymologies

From Latin anteponere. (Wiktionary)

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