ere


1ere

preposition \ˈer\

Definition of ERE

:  2before 2 <ere nightfall>

Examples of ERE

  1. <an old typewriter that was a relic of that ancient time ere the invention of word processors>

Origin of ERE

Middle English er, from Old English ǣr, from ǣr, adverb, early, soon; akin to Old High German ēr earlier, Greek ēri early
First Known Use: before 12th century

Related to ERE

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

2ere

conjunction

Definition of ERE

:  3before

First Known Use of ERE

before 12th century

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: e–reader
Previous Word in the Dictionary: erdvark
All Words Near: ere

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up ere? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).