Definition of fore- in English:


Syllabification: fore-

combining form

  • 1(Added to verbs) in front: foreshorten
  • 1.1Beforehand; in advance: forebode foreshadow
  • 2(Added to nouns) situated in front of: forecourt
  • 2.1The front part of: forebrain
  • 2.2Of or near the bow of a ship: forecastle
  • 2.3Preceding; going before: forefather


Old English (see fore).

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