Definitions for aforeəˈfɔr, əˈfoʊr

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•fore*əˈfɔr, əˈfoʊr(adv.; prep.; conj.)

  1. Category: Status (usage)

    Ref: before.

* Older Use..

Origin of afore:

bef. 900; ME aforne, aforen, OE on foran. See a -1, fore1


  1. afore(Adverb)


  2. afore(Adverb)

    In the fore part of a ship.

  3. afore(Preposition)


  4. Origin: afore, aforn, from onforan or ætforan. ()

Webster Dictionary

  1. Afore(adverb)


  2. Afore(adverb)

    in the fore part of a vessel

  3. Afore

    before (in all its senses)

  4. Afore

    before; in front of; farther forward than; as, afore the windlass

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