Synonyms of 'forerunner'

advertisement, ancestor, announcement, announcer, antecedent, augury, author, avant-garde, bellwether, buccinator, bushwhacker, choirmaster, choragus, coach, conductor, coryphaeus, duce, envoy, evangel, evangelist, example, exemplar, explorer, forebear, forefather, foreshadow, foretoken, frontiersman, front runner, fugleman, Gabriel, groundbreaker, guide, harbinger, herald, instructor, leader, Mahdi, mark, Mentor, messenger, Messiah, model, omen, outrider, pacemaker, pacesetter, pathfinder, pattern, pioneer, point, portent, precedent, precentor, precursor, predecessor, premise, premonition, preparator, presage, progenitor, prognostic, prototype, ringleader, scout, sign, standard-bearer, stormy petrel, symptom, teacher, token, torchbearer, trailblazer, trainer, vanguard, vaunt-courier, warning