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before

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of before

  1. so as to precede something in order of time their arrival was completely expected because a messenger had gone before Synonyms of before afore [chiefly dialect], already, antecedently, anteriorly, ahead, beforehand, earlier, formerly, preliminarily, previouslyWords Related to before a priori, early, prematurely; first, first off, now; before long, erelong [archaic], presently, shortly, soonNear Antonyms of before behind, by and by, next, subsequentlyAntonyms of before after, afterward (or afterwards), later


before

preposition

Synonyms and Antonyms of before

  1. 1 earlier than since I'm a faster runner, I got there before him Synonyms of before afore [chiefly dialect], ahead of, ere, fore (also 'fore) [chiefly dialect], of, previous to, prior to, to Words Related to before till, until, up to Phrases in advance of Near Antonyms of before next, next to, since Antonyms of before after, following

  2. 2 preceding in space the children always insisted on running before their parents Synonyms of before afore [chiefly dialect], ahead of, fore (also 'fore) [chiefly dialect] Words Related to before against Phrases in advance of, in front of Antonyms of before after, following



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