vorgehen

Meanings

1.
to come first
(in the sense of priorities)
2.
to go ahead, to walk ahead
(Literally walking with a head start. Also for a watch being ahead. NOT used in the sense of continuing.)
Opposite (closest): nachkommen
3.
to proceed
(taking action in a planned manner)
4.
to go on in someone’s mind/soul
("in jemandem vorgehen")
5.
to happen, to go on
(Not very common and only idiomatic in a few contexts.)

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Prefix Verbs Explained - "vorgehen"

A quick look at the meaning of "vorgehen" and why it has the three meanings it has.

Vocab:

vorgehen, der Vorgang, das Vorgehen, hervorgehen aus


Word Family

Root: *ghē-

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