(third-person singular simple present comes before, present participle coming before, simple past came before, past participle come before)
- To appear publicly in front of someone superior.
- He was summoned to come before the king.
- to be of greater importance (than)
- Looking out for your family should come before making money.
- to be judged, decided or discussed by authority.
- Jones' behavior will come before the board of directors.
- To precede.
- F comes before G in the alphabet.