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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
fore1 /fɔr/USA pronunciation   adj. [before a noun]
  1. situated in front:the fore part of a boat.

adv. 
  1. Nautical, Naval Termsat or toward the front of a vessel;
    forward.

n. [countable;  usually singular]
  1. the forepart of anything;
    front.
Idioms
  1. Idioms, Naval Termsfore and aft, in, at, or to both ends of a ship.
  2. Idiomsto the fore: 
    • Idiomsinto a conspicuous place or position.


fore2 /fɔr/USA pronunciation   interj. 
  1. Sport(used as a cry of warning by a golfer to persons in danger of being struck by a ball in flight).

fore-, prefix. 
  • fore- is attached to nouns and means:
    • before (in space, time, condition, etc.):fore- + -cast → forecast (= prediction before weather comes);fore- + taste → foretaste (= a taste before the event takes place);fore- + warn → forewarn (= to warn ahead of time).
    • front:fore- + head → forehead (= front of the head).
    • preceding:fore- + father → forefather (= father that came before).
    • superior:fore- + man → foreman (= superior to the other workers).

  • WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
    fore1  (fôr, fōr),USA pronunciation adj. 
    1. situated at or toward the front, as compared with something else.
    2. first in place, time, order, rank, etc.;
      forward;
      earlier.
    3. [Naut.]
      • Naval Termsof or pertaining to a foremast.
      • Naval Termsnoting a sail, yard, boom, etc., or any rigging belonging to a fore lower mast or to some upper mast of a foremast.
      • Nauticalnoting any stay running aft and upward to the head of a fore lower mast or to some specified upper mast of a foremast:fore topmast stay.
      • Naval Termssituated at or toward the bow of a vessel;
        forward.

    adv. 
    1. Nautical, Naval Termsat or toward the bow.
    2. forward.
    3. [Obs.]before.
    4. Nautical, Naval Termsfore and aft, in, at, or to both ends of a ship.

    n. 
    1. the forepart of anything;
      front.
    2. Nautical, Naval Termsthe fore, the foremast.
    3. to the fore: 
      • Idiomsinto a conspicuous place or position;
        to or at the front.
      • Idiomsat hand;
        ready;
        available.
      • Idiomsstill alive.

    prep., conj. 
    1. Informal TermsAlso, 'fore. before.
    • by construal of fore- as an adjective, adjectival, hence nominalized; fore and aft perh. as translation of Dutch or Low German; sense "before'' (defs. 6, 11) perh. continuation of Middle English, Old English fore in this sense, or as aphetic form of afore

    fore2  (fôr, fōr),USA pronunciation interj. [Golf.]
    1. Sport(used as a cry of warning to persons on a course who are in danger of being struck by the ball.)
    • probably aphetic variant of before 1875–80

    fore-, 
  • a prefix meaning "before'' (in space, time, condition, etc.), "front,'' "superior,'' etc.:forehead; forecast;foretell;foreman.
    • combining form representing Middle English, Old English for(e)


    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    fore /fɔː/ adj
    1. (usually in combination) located at, in, or towards the front: the forelegs of a horse
    n
    1. the front part
    2. something located at, in, or towards the front
    3. fore and aftlocated at or directed towards both ends of a vessel: a fore-and-aft rig
    4. to the foreto or into the front or conspicuous position
    adv
    1. at or towards a ship's bow
    2. obsolete before
    prep , conj
    1. a less common word for before
    Etymology: Old English; related to Old Saxon, Old High German fora, Gothic faura, Greek para, Sanskrit pura
    fore /fɔː/ interj
    1. (in golf) a warning shout made by a player about to make a shot
    Etymology: 19th Century: probably short for before



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