What does forepart mean?

Definitions for forepart
ˈfɔrˌpɑrt, ˈfoʊr-forepart

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. front, front end, forepartnoun

    the side that is forward or prominent


  1. forepartnoun

    The front or anterior part of something

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Forepartnoun

    The anteriour part.

    Etymology: fore and part.

    Had it been so raised, it would deprive us of the sun’s light all the forepart of the day. Walter Raleigh, Hist. of the World.

    The ribs have no cavity in them, and towards the forepart or breast are broad and thin, to bend and give way without danger of fracture. John Ray, on the Creation.


  1. forepart

    Forepart refers to the front or anterior part of something, often of a ship or an animal. It generally denotes the forward-facing or leading section in animals, objects, buildings or any structure.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forepartnoun

    the part most advanced, or first in time or in place; the beginning

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Forepart

    fōr′pärt, n. the part before the rest: the front: the beginning: (B.) the bow of a ship.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forepart in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forepart in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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