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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 of afore ahead [chiefly dialect], already, antecedently, anteriorly, before, beforehand, earlier, formerly, preliminarily, previouslyWords Related to afore a priori, early, prematurely; first, first off, now; before long, erelong [archaic], presently, shortly, soonNear Antonyms of afore behind, by and by, next, subsequentlyAntonyms of afore 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 of afore before [chiefly dialect], ahead of, ere, fore (also 'fore) [chiefly dialect], of, previous to, prior to, toWords Related to afore till, until, up toNear Antonyms of afore next, next to, sinceAntonyms of afore after, following

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


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