precede – To be or go before someone or something in time or space
Pre or prior to becoming a seed (precede) you have to pollinate before a seed can be made.
Examples of precede in a sentence
Sometimes a tingling sensation in the arm will precede a heart attack.
During the event, the girls’ soccer game will precede the boys’ soccer game that will close out the night.
The dark clouds often precede a serious storm.