Complete Definition of "fore"

see|fore-|före
English

Etymology 1
From OE. #Old English|fore.

Pronunciation
RP IPA|/fÉË/
US IPA|/fÉËɹ/
SAMPA|/"fo:/
audio|en-us-fore.ogg|Audio (US)
:rhymes|ÉË(ɹ)

Homophones
for
four

Adjective
en-adj|former|foremost

  1. former|Former; occurring earlier (in some order).

#* Of apples and oranges, I choose the fore fruit.
#* When weighing the importance of wealth and happiness, do not assume the fore can buy the latter.

  1. forward|Forward; at or toward the front (with respect to locality); as opposed to latter.

#* The fore cabin is near the bow.

Antonyms
italbrac|order latter

Translations
trans-top|former; occurring earlier
Dutch: t+|nl|eerste, t|nl|eerdere
Finnish: edellinen
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|forward; at or toward the front
Dutch: t|nl|voorste, t|nl|voor-
Finnish: etu-, keula-
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Interjection
en-intj

  1. context|golf An exclamation yelled to inform players a ball is moving in their direction.

Translations
trans-top|yelled to inform players a ball is moving in their direction
Finnish: fore
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Noun
en-noun|-

  1. The front.

#* The fore was painted white.

Translations
trans-top|front
Dutch: t|nl|voorkant|m
Finnish: etuosa, keula
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Related terms
fore-and-aft
foremost

Etymology 2
inflected form of|fare

Verb
fore

  1. simple past of|fare

Category:English irregular simple past forms


Ido

Adjective
infl|io|adjective

  1. far

ar:fore
el:fore
fr:fore
io:fore
pl:fore
pt:fore
ru:fore
fi:fore
te:fore
vi:fore
zh:fore

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