precede vs. proceed vs. proceeds – The Correct Way to Use Each | Confusing Words
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Precede

Definition:

be earlier in time; go back further

Examples:

Stone tools precede bronze tools

VS.

Proceed

Definition:

continue

Examples:

We proceeded towards Washington

VS.

Proceeds

Definition:

The total amount of money brought in

Examples:

The proceeds from the concert will go to charity.

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