La diferencia entre “Preceder” y “Proceder”

La diferencia entre “Preceder” y “Proceder”

“Precede” y “proceed” son fáciles de confundir porque suenan muy similares (es decir, son casi homónimos).

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“Precede” significa “venir antes” (generalmente en el tiempo pero a veces en el rango).

  • A gong will mark the five-minute warning that precedes the call to dinner. ✔️
    (Here, “precedes” relates to time. It means “comes before.”)
  • When they are equivalent ranks, the Navy officers precede the Army officers. ✔️
    (Here, “precede” means “outrank.” This use of “precede” is rare.)

“Proceed” significa “ir hacia adelante” o “continuar”.

  • The rain has stopped. Let’s proceed. ✔️

“Proceeds” significa “ganancias”.

  • We shall give the proceeds to charity. ✔️

More about “Precede” and “Proceed”

“Preceder” y “proceder” son palabras comunes, y tus lectores esperarán que las entiendas bien.

Precede

El verbo “preceder” significa “venir antes” (generalmente en el tiempo).

Ejemplos de oraciones con “precede”:

  • King George VI preceded Queen Elizabeth II. ✔️
  • The professor will precede the first lecture with his opening remarks.✔️
  • The flight simulator is unable to replicate the airframe shudder that precedes the stall. ✔️

“Precede” Can Mean Outrank

Ocasionalmente, “preceder” puede significar llegar antes en rango. Por ejemplo:

  • Within the noble ranks, each peer is graded according to the date of receiving the peerage, but peers of England (prior to 1707) precede peers of Scotland (prior to 1707). ✔️
    (The word precedence derives from “precede” in this meaning.)

Proceed

El verbo “proceder” significa “ir hacia adelante” o “continuar”. El sustantivo “productos” (siempre en plural) significa “la ganancia que surge de un evento o venta”.

Ejemplos de oraciones con “proceder” y “proceder”:

  • As soon as security has removed the protesters, I shall proceed. ✔️
    (Here, “proceed” means “continue.”)
  • We are proceeding at pace. ✔️
    (“Proceed” means “moving forward” or “progressing.”)
  • Have you spent the proceeds from the disco already? ✔️
    (In this example, the plural noun “proceeds” means “profit.”)

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