Afore Definition

ə-fôr
conjuntion
Before.
American Heritage
adverb
Before.
Webster's New World
Afore is defined as before, or something done previously.
Something that was mentioned previously is an example of afore.
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(dialect) Before.

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(nautical) In the fore part of a ship.

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Before.
Aforementioned.
Webster's New World
preposition
Wiktionary
prefix
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Origin of Afore

  • Middle English from Old English onforan on at on foran before (from fore fore)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English afore, aforn, from Old English onforan or ætforan. (a- +‎ fore)

    From Wiktionary

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