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fore adj
1 situated at or toward the bow of a vessel [syn: fore(a)] [ant: aft(a)]
2 located anteriorly [syn: fore(a), front(a)] n : front part of a vessel or aircraft; "he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line" [syn: bow, prow, stem] adv : near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane; "the captain went fore (or forward) to check the instruments" [syn: forward] [ant: aft]

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English

Etymology 1

From fore.

Pronunciation

Homophones

Adjective

  1. 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.
  2. Forward; at or toward the front (with respect to locality); as opposed to latter.
    • The fore cabin is near the bow.
Antonyms
Translations
former; occurring earlier
  • Dutch: eerste, eerdere
  • Finnish: edellinen
forward; at or toward the front

Interjection

  1. In the context of "golf": An exclamation yelled to inform players a ball is moving in their direction.
Translations
yelled to inform players a ball is moving in their direction
  • Finnish: fore

Noun

  1. The front.
    • The fore was painted white.
Translations
front
Related terms

Etymology 2

  • inflected form of fare

Verb

fore
  1. simple past of fare

Adjective

  1. far

Extensive Definition

Fore can mean:

See also

fore in Dutch: Fore
fore in Swedish: Lista över golftermer#Fore

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