Antonyms for fore

Grammar : Adv
Spell : fawr, fohr
Phonetic Transcription : fɔr, foʊr

Definition of fore

Origin :
  • Old English fore (prep.) "before, in front of;" (adv.) "before, previously," common Germanic (cf. Old High German fora, Old Frisian fara, German vor, Gothic faiura, Old Norse fyrr "for"); from PIE *pr-, from root *per- (1) "forward, through" (see per).
  • As a noun, from 1630s. The warning cry in golf is first recorded 1878, probably a contraction of before.
  • adv in the front
Example sentences :
  • I am quick to love, and quick to hate and 'fore God I am loth to part.
  • Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Up goes the black flag, and the skull and crossbones to the fore.
  • Extract from : « Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates » by Howard Pyle
  • Fore and aft were circular partitions of steel, like drumheads.
  • Extract from : « The Cruise of the Dry Dock » by T. S. Stribling
  • Then I should hae objections—mair nor ane—to put to the fore!
  • Extract from : « Salted With Fire » by George MacDonald
  • "Guess I'd pulled eberyting 'fore the ants got over," suggested Willie.
  • Extract from : « Harper's Young People, October 19, 1880 » by Various
  • He fell over a baby carriage, and I gained a tack 'fore he got up.
  • Extract from : « Cape Cod Stories » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Then, 'fore Hammond could stop her, she run for him and give him a rousing big hug.
  • Extract from : « Cape Cod Stories » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Folks have had to pay heavy for breach of promise 'fore now.
  • Extract from : « Cap'n Eri » by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • I meant to speak to Eri 'bout it 'fore this, but I've had so much on my mind.
  • Extract from : « Cap'n Eri » by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • It was woman's work that was to the fore, and all idle men were hustled out of the way.
  • Extract from : « The Manxman » by Hall Caine

Synonyms for fore

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