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Definition of "fore" []

  • Located at or toward the front; forward. (adjective)
  • Earlier in order of occurrence; former. (adjective)
  • Something that is located at or toward the front. (noun)
  • The front part. (noun)
  • At, toward, or near the front; forward. (adverb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fore" in a sentence
  • "Then my eye lit on th 'fore quarters o' th 'doe,' n 'I guess I throwed more twists laughin' than Erne did -- _for that there doe was shy a leg_, hadn't but three legs; nigh fore leg gone midway 'tween knee and dewclaw, shot off 'n' healed up Godo'mi'ty knows when."
  • ""Young feller," Salters began, standing up in the fore-rigging, "let me tell yeou 'fore we go any further that I've --""
  • "She was a pretty vessel: schooner-rigged, very low in the water, and -- as we found out when we took her -- of very deep draught; broad in the beam, and ` flush-decked 'fore and aft, with no raised fore or after castles."