fore

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1fore

adverb \ˈfr\

: toward or at the front part of a boat, ship, or airplane

Full Definition of FORE

1
obsolete :  at an earlier time or period
2
:  in, toward, or near the front :  forward

Examples of FORE

  1. The plane's exits are located fore and aft.

Origin of FORE

Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old English for
First Known Use: before 12th century

2fore

preposition

Definition of FORE

1
chiefly dialect :  before
2
:  in the presence of

Variants of FORE

fore also 'fore

Examples of FORE

  1. <fore the baby's arrival, the young couple had been able to cope with their problems>
  2. <fore the stranger there swarmed a gaggle of curious street urchins>

First Known Use of FORE

before 12th century

Related to FORE

Synonyms
afore [chiefly dialect], ahead of, ere, before (also 'fore) [chiefly dialect], of, previous to, prior to, to
Antonyms
after, following

3fore

adjective

: located at the front of a boat, ship, or airplane

Full Definition of FORE

1
:  situated in front of something else :  forward
2
:  prior in order of occurrence :  former

Examples of FORE

  1. the fore and aft cabins
  2. <cats have five fore toes but only four hind toes>

Origin of FORE

fore-
First Known Use: 15th century

Related to FORE

4fore

noun

Definition of FORE

:  something that occupies a front position
to the fore
:  in or into a position of prominence :  forward

First Known Use of FORE

1637

5fore

interjection

Definition of FORE

—used by a golfer to warn anyone within range of the probable line of flight of the ball

Origin of FORE

probably short for before
First Known Use: circa 1878

fore

adjective \ˈfō(ə)r, ˈf(ə)r\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FORE

: situated in front of something else

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