Definitions of fore

  1. Journey; way; method of proceeding.
  2. Before; - sometimes written 'fore as if a contraction of afore or before.
  3. Before; as, forearm.
  4. The front; hence, that which is in front; the future.
  5. A prefix meaning before; in front.
  6. The forward part.
  7. A word used only in the phrase to the fore, alive: remaining still in existence: present: not lost, worn out or spent, as money etc. " While I am to the fore."- W. Collins. " How many captains in the regiment had two thousand pounds to the fore."- Thackeray..
  8. The foremost part; the leading place.
  9. Formerly; previously; afore.
  10. In or towards the bows of a ship.
  11. At the front: in the first part: previously.
  12. At or toward the bow.
  13. Before; forward; in front.
  14. Before; previously. Fore and aft, from one end of the vessel to the other; lengthwise of the vessel.
  15. ( nautical) situated at or toward the bow of a vessel
  16. situated at or toward the bow of a vessel
  17. Advanced, as compared with something else; toward the front; being or coming first, in time, place, order, or importance; preceding; anterior; antecedent; earlier; forward; -- opposed to back or behind; as, the fore part of a garment; the fore part of the day; the fore and of a wagon.
  18. At or near the forward part.- fore and aft, the entire length of a ship.
  19. In front of: advanced in position: coming first.
  20. At the front; previously. ( Only used in composition or combination).
  21. In the front; coming before.
  22. Preceding in place or time; forward; antecedent; prior.
  23. Advanced in place; coming first; antecedent; being in front or place; coming first; antecedent; being in front or toward the face; near the stem.
  24. A saxon prefix signifying priority.
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