pred

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Shortening.

Noun[edit]

pred (countable and uncountable, plural preds)

  1. (countable, informal, among vorarephiles) Abbreviation of predator.
    • 1999, "Kevin Alexander Cosmic", Vikki and the Rat (on newsgroup alt.fan.vore)
      Well, I've found it useful to befriend other preds, rather than rebel against them.
    • 2001, "Xip", FUR:Shasta! (on newsgroup fur.artwork.erotica)
      Non-consentual[sic] is the easy one, eating somebody whether they like it or not, killing them is not necessarily a requirement, and in fact their squirming on the way down may be pleasure to the pred.
  2. (countable, informal) Abbreviation of predicate.
  3. (informal) Abbreviation of predefinition.
  4. (uncountable, medicine) Abbreviation of prednisone.
  5. (uncountable, medicine) Abbreviation of prednisolone.

Adjective[edit]

pred (not comparable)

  1. (informal) Abbreviation of predefined.

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *perdъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

prȅd (Cyrillic spelling пре̏д)

  1. (accusative) before, just before, shortly before (of occurrence, answering the question kȁd)
    pred ratjust before the war
  2. (instrumental) before, in front of, before (without change of position, answering the question gdjȅ/gdȅ)
    S(j)edim pred kȕćōm.I'm sitting in front of the house.
  3. (clipping of ispred, accusative) in front of, to the front of, before (with change of position, answering the question kùda)
    s(j)edni preda mesit in front of me
  4. (figuratively, instrumental) in face of, before, facing

Usage notes[edit]

The alternative form prȅda occurs before the enclitic of some personal pronouns to ease the pronunciation:

(me): preda me / preda mnom
(you): preda te / pred tobom
(him): pred nj / pred njim

Related terms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

  • (in front of): iza

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *perdъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

pred

  1. (with accusative) before, in front of (motion to)
  2. (with instrumental) before, in front of (stationary)
  3. (with instrumental) before, previous to (in time)