Ere

[ˈeə], [ˈe͡ə], [ˈe‍ə]

Antonyms for Ere:

following, Since, next, next to, APRES, after.


Definitions of Ere:

  1.   Before; sooner than. – Newage Dictionary DB
  2.   To plow. [ Obs.] See Ear, v. t. – Newage Dictionary DB
  3.   Rather than. – Newage Dictionary DB
  4.   Sooner than; before; rather than. – The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5.   Before; as, " the joys that came ere I was old"; sooner than; as, I will fight ere I will submit: prep. before. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6.   Before. – Newage Dictionary DB

Quotes for Ere:

  1. If we attend continually and promptly to the little that we can do, we shall ere long be surprised to find how little remains that we cannot do. – Samuel Butler
  2. Destroy or take away the employment and wages of those artisans- which the corn laws in a great measure do- and you will, ere long, render the land in Great Britain of as little value as it is in other countries. – Joseph Hume
  3. That ere long, now that curiosity has been so much excited on this subject, some human remains will be detected in the older alluvium of European valleys, I confidently expect. – Charles Lyell
  4. There are souls which fall from heaven like flowers, but ere they bloom are crushed under the foul tread of some brutal hoof. – Jean Paul

Usage examples for Ere:

  1. These all were bought ere they had been there long. ” – The Emigrant Mechanic and Other Tales In Verse Together With Numerous Songs Upon Canadian Subjects by Thomas Cowherd
  2. The note was repeated ere Haward spoke again. ” – Audrey by Mary Johnston
  3. “ 168. Or that, ere that, before that. ” – The Sources and Analogues of 'A Midsummer-night's Dream' by Compiled by Frank Sidgwick
  4. You were wise to slip away ere he comes out, for the sight of you may anger him. ” – The Proud Prince by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  5. Embrace this ere it be too late. ” – The-Life-of-Phineas-T-Barnum by Benton, Joel
  6. “ To be sure you could, man, and have done, ere this time o' day, fifty other things on fainter evidence. ” – The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II) by Charles James Lever
  7. Thus spoke he, nothing more, And ere my eyes could hold him he was gone. ” – The Deluge and Other Poems by John Presland
  8. They found much more to say and to do ere they parted. ” – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  9. Ere I sleep to- night I will see that all is well with both. ” – In the Day of Adversity by John Bloundelle-Burton
  10. Mount thee vpon his horse, Spurre post, and get before him to the King, And begge thy pardon, ere he do accuse thee, Ile not be long behind: though I be old, I doubt not but to ride as fast as Yorke: And neuer will I rise vp from the ground, Till Bullingbrooke haue pardon'd thee: Away be gone. ” – Richard-II by Shakespeare, William
  11. One reason that I have not written for some time is that I had hoped to see you ere this, and not because I had grown cold. ” – Remarks by Bill Nye
  12. Now, as its name shows, it is a long road to that well, and many a weary mile had the poor maid to go ere she reached it. ” – The Scottish Fairy Book by Elizabeth W. Grierson
  13. Had Eugenia been altogether agreeable to him, he would have proposed ere this, but without knowing why, he felt afraid of her. ” – Dora Deane by Mary J. Holmes
  14. “ " That we shall learn, and ere long, I think. ” – Moon of Israel by H. Rider Haggard
  15. Help quickly ere we die! ” – Medea of Euripedes by Euripedes
  16. Had it not been for the comfort and friendship which you and Guatemoc your cousin have given me, I think that ere now I should be dead. ” – Montezuma's Daughter by H. Rider Haggard
  17. “ I have somewhat pressing business of my own to forward ere I send final answer to the King. ” – Cedric, the Forester by Bernard Gay Marshall
  18. It was not long ere Richard thought to take a look through the train for Mr. Joyce. ” – Richard Dare's Venture by Edward Stratemeyer
  19. Let us go ere they wake. ” – The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
  20. She knows, she knew it ere she entered the tent. ” – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers

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