Synonyms of precursor in English:

precursor


See definition of precursor

noun

1‘the precursors of the Expressionist movement’

SYNONYMS

forerunner, predecessor, forefather, father, parent, antecedent, ancestor, forebear, progenitor

pioneer, trailblazer

2‘lapses in form are often a precursor of disasters to come’

SYNONYMS

harbinger, herald, prelude, sign, signal, indication, portent, omen