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fore

 (fôr)
adj.
1. Located at or toward the front; forward.
2. Earlier in order of occurrence; former.
n.
1. Something that is located at or toward the front.
2. The front part.
adv.
1. At, toward, or near the front; forward.
2. At an earlier time.
prep. also 'fore
Before.
interj. Sports
Used by a golfer to warn those ahead that a ball is headed in their direction.
Idiom:
to the fore
In, into, or toward a position of prominence: A new virtuoso has come to the fore.

[Middle English, beforehand, before, in front of, from Old English; see per in Indo-European roots.]

fore

(fɔː)
adj
(usually in combination) located at, in, or towards the front: the forelegs of a horse.
n
1. the front part
2. something located at, in, or towards the front
3. (Nautical Terms) short for foremast
4. (Nautical Terms) fore and aft located at or directed towards both ends of a vessel: a fore-and-aft rig.
5. to the fore
a. to or into the front or conspicuous position
b. Scot and Irish alive or active: is your grandfather still to the fore?.
adv
6. (Nautical Terms) at or towards a ship's bow
7. obsolete before
prep, conj
a less common word for before
[Old English; related to Old Saxon, Old High German fora, Gothic faura, Greek para, Sanskrit pura]

fore

(fɔː)
interj
(Golf) (in golf) a warning shout made by a player about to make a shot
[C19: probably short for before]

fore1

(fɔr, foʊr)

adj.
1. situated in front of something else.
2. first in place, time, order, rank, etc.; forward; earlier.
3.
a. of or pertaining to a foremast.
b. being a sail, yard, boom, etc., or any rigging belonging to a fore lower mast or to some upper mast of a foremast.
c. situated at or toward the bow of a vessel; forward.
adv.
4. at or toward the bow of a vessel.
5. forward.
6. Obs. before.
n.
7. the forepart of anything; front.
8. the fore, the foremast.
prep., conj.
9. Also, 'fore.Informal. before.
Idioms:
1. fore and aft, in, at, or to both ends of a ship.
2. to the fore, into a conspicuous place or position; to or at the front.

fore2

(fɔr, foʊr)

interj.
(used as a cry of warning on a golf course to persons who are in danger of being struck by a ball in flight.)
[1875–80; probably aph. variant of before]

fore-

a prefix meaning “before” (in space, time, condition, etc.) ( forecast; foretaste; forewarn), “front” (forehead; forefront), “preceding” ( forefather), “superior” (foreman).
[comb. form representing Middle English, Old English fore in front, before, c. Old Saxon, Old High German fora, Gothic faura]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fore - front part of a vessel or aircraftfore - front part of a vessel or aircraft; "he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line"
front - the side that is seen or that goes first
vessel, watercraft - a craft designed for water transportation
Adj.1.fore - situated at or toward the bow of a vessel
sailing, seafaring, navigation - the work of a sailor
front - relating to or located in the front; "the front lines"; "the front porch"
forward - at or near or directed toward the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"; "a forward plunge down the stairs"; "forward motion"
aft - (nautical, aeronautical) situated at or toward the stern or tail
Adv.1.fore - near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane; "the captain went fore (or forward) to check the instruments"
abaft, aft, astern - at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane; "stow the luggage aft"; "ships with square sails sail fairly efficiently with the wind abaft"; "the captain looked astern to see what the fuss was about"

fore

noun front, head, top, forefront, nearest part, foremost part no damage in the fore part of the ship

fore

noun
The part of someone or something facing the viewer:
Translations
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fore

[fɔːʳ]
A. ADV (Naut) fore and aftde proa a popa
B. ADJanterior, delantero (Naut) → de proa
C. N to come to the foreempezar a destacar
to be at the foreir delante
D. EXCL (Golf) → ¡atención!

fore

[ˈfɔːr]
n
to bring sth to the fore → mettre qch en évidence
to bring sb to the fore → attirer l'attention sur qn
to come to the fore → se faire remarquer
adj
the fore part of a ship → l'avant m d'un navire
adv
fore and aft → à l'avant et à l'arrière

fore

n to the foreim Vordergrund; to come to the foreins Blickfeld geraten
adj attr (Zool, Naut, Aviat: = front) → vordere(r, s); the fore part of the shipdas Vorschiff; fore watch (Naut) → Vorderwache f
adv (Naut) → vorn; fore and aftlängsschiffs
interj (Golf) → Achtung!

fore

[fɔːʳ]
1. adj (section, part, of animal, ship, aircraft) → anteriore
2. adv (Naut) fore and aftda prua a poppa
3. n to the forein primo piano
to come to the fore → mettersi in evidenza or in luce
References in classic literature ?
He emphasised the difference between fore and aft generally by rubbing Harvey's nose along a few feet of the boom, and the lead of each rope was fixed in Harvey's mind by the end of the rope itself.
We belayed the fore down-haul; but the sail was split, and we hauled down the yard, and got the sail into the ship, and unbound all the things clear of it.
All on the Mary Turner, fore and aft, lined the rail and stared down apprehensively at the leviathan that was as long as the schooner.
A glance at this, and at the many men of fore and aft, demonstrated that it was to be a perilously overloaded boat.
Captain Doane coolly surveyed the big automatic, while at the fore of his consciousness burned a vision of his flat buildings in San Francisco.
I contested myself with the fore crosstrees, some seventy feet above the deck.
Bob whirled abruptly and with lightning swiftness, pivoting on his hind legs, his fore legs just lifted clear of the ground.
He did it on a gallop, breaking the gallop off short by fore legs stiffly planted.
While he was congratulating himself and wagging his tail to convey his pleasure to his friend, the Cook saw him moving about among his dishes and, seizing him by his fore and hind paws, bundled him without ceremony out of the window.
With all three masts making such an everlasting thundering against the side; and every sea breaking over us, fore and aft.
Some hours after midnight, the Typhoon abated so much, that through the strenuous exertions of Starbuck and Stubb --one engaged forward and the other aft --the shivered remnants of the jib and fore and main-top-sails were cut adrift from the spars, and went eddying away to leeward, like the feathers of an albatross, which sometimes are cast to the winds when that storm-tossed bird is on the wing.