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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • adj. Placed before or in front.
  • adj. Occurring before in time; earlier.
  • adj. Anatomy Located near or toward the head in lower animals.
  • adj. Anatomy Located on or near the front of the body in higher animals.
  • adj. Anatomy Located on or near the front of an organ or on the ventral surface of the body in humans.
  • adj. Botany In front of and facing away from the axis or stem.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • adj. Before in place.
  • adj. Before or earlier in time; prior to; preceding.
  • adj. Nearer the forward end; nearer the head of an animal or the front of a human.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • adj. Before in time; antecedent.
  • adj. Before, or toward the front, in place
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Of place: fore; situated more to the front: the opposite of posterior.
  • Of time: going before; preceding; antecedent; prior; earlier.
  • In zoology and zootomy, nearer the head, as opposed to posterior; cephalal, as opposed to caudal; oral, as opposed to aboral: thus, the head is anterior to the neck, which is itself anterior to the trunk and tail.
  • In human anatomy, situated in front, with respect to that side of the body on which is the face; ventral, as opposed to dorsal; hemal, as opposed to neural: as, the anterior pillars of the pharynx; the anterior walls of the belly; the anterior pillars of the spinal cord.
  • In botany, in axillary inflorescence, noting the side most distant from the axis and nearest the subtending leaf or bract: as, the anterior side of a flower: otherwise called inferior or lower.
  • Synonyms See previous.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • adj. of or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body
  • adj. earlier in time
  • n. a tooth situated at the front of the mouth
  • Equivalent
    frontal    prefrontal    antecedent   
    Words with the same meaning
    antecedent    previous    preceding    precedent    former    foregoing    fore   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Superior    cheerier    exterior    inferior    interior    superior    ulterior   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    posterior    lateral    medial    dorsal    frontal    upper    abdominal    proximal    cervical    rectal