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afore

adverb
chiefly dialect

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(Entry 1 of 2)

so as to precede something in order of time
  • some young boys raced afore to tell onlookers that the parade was about to kick off

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afore

preposition
chiefly dialect

Synonyms & Antonyms of afore (Entry 2 of 2)

1 earlier than
  • my father, his father, and even his father afore him farmed this land

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2 preceding in space
  • a majestic sailing ship going full speed afore the wind

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The first known use of afore was before the 12th century

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“Afore.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/afore. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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