Synonyms to break the trail

forerun, announce, antecede, antedate, anticipate, be before, be early, blaze the trail, come before, foreglimpse, foresee, foreshow, forestall, foretaste, get ahead of, give notice, go before, go off half-cocked, guide, harbinger, herald, introduce, jump the gun, lead, notify, pace, pioneer, preannounce, precede, precurse, predate, preexist, preindicate, presage, proclaim, run before, usher in, win the start, be the bellwether, beacon, come first, front, get before, go ahead of, go in advance, have priority, have the start, head, head the line, head the table, head up, kick off, lap, lead off, lead the dance, lead the way, light the way, outrank, outstrip, rank, rate, set the pace, spearhead, stand first, take precedence, take the lead, Baedeker,