Before synonyms

bĭ-fôr'
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(Formal) before
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Occurring previously
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Comparative form of soon: more soon
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(Not comparable) Near the rear.
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In a state of anticipation or preoccupation; often followed by with.
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(Rail transport, of points and crossovers) diverging in the direction of travel.
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Far along in course or time:
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Prior to; before.
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At or near the front part of (something).
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Preceding; before
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On the farther side or other side of; beyond:
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The state of being anterior or preceding in time or in situation; priority.
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Forerunner is defined as something or someone that goes before to tells that something or someone is coming.
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One that indicates or foreshadows what is to come; a forerunner.
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One that gives a sign or indication of something to come; a harbinger:
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A distortion of memory in which fantasy and objective experience are confused.
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Precedence is defined as the thing that comes first, has the highest ranking or has a higher priority because of superiority.
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One that precedes another; a forerunner or predecessor:
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A person who precedes or preceded another, as in office
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The assignment of something, such as an event or name, to a time that precedes it, as in If you tell the cops, you're a dead man.
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The boundary between two air masses that have different temperatures or humidity. In the mid-latitude areas of the Earth, where warm tropical air meets cooler polar air, the systems of fronts define the weather and often cause precipitation to form. Warm air, being lighter than cold air, tends to rise, cool, and condense along such boundaries, forming rain or snow.
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Beyond in place, quantity or time
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(Now Scot.) Up to the place of; as far as
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To present an indication or a suggestion of beforehand; presage:
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Portend is defined as to be a warning or signal of.
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To indicate or warn of in advance; portend.
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At a time in the past
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At a time in the past
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At a time in the past
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At a time in the past
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Up to this time
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The definition of ago is before now or in the past.
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(Slang) Currently fashionable; trendy:
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