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afore

adverb, chiefly dialect

Synonyms and Antonyms of afore

  1. so as to precede something in order of time <some young boys raced afore to tell onlookers that there were elephants in the circus parade> Synonyms ahead [chiefly dialect], already, antecedently, anteriorly, before, beforehand, earlier, formerly, preliminarily, previouslyRelated Words a priori, early, prematurely; first, first off, now; before long, erelong [archaic], presently, shortly, soonNear Antonyms behind, by and by, next, subsequentlyAntonyms after, afterward (or afterwards), later




afore

preposition, chiefly dialect

Synonyms and Antonyms of afore

  1. 1 earlier than <my father, his father, and even his father afore him farmed this land> Synonyms before [chiefly dialect], ahead of, ere, fore (also 'fore) [chiefly dialect], of, previous to, prior to, toRelated Words till, until, up toNear Antonyms next, next to, sinceAntonyms after, following

  2. 2 preceding in space <a majestic sailing ship going full speed afore the wind> Synonyms before [chiefly dialect], ahead of, fore (also 'fore) [chiefly dialect]Related Words againstAntonyms after, following




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