forerun(redirected from foreruns)
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tr.v. fore·ran (-răn′), fore·run, fore·run·ning, fore·runs
1. To run before.
2. To precede as an indication of what is to follow; foreshadow.
3. To prevent from arriving or occurring; forestall.
vb (tr) , -runs, -running, -ran or -run
1. to serve as a herald for
2. to go before; precede
3. to prevent or forestall
v.t. -ran, -run, -run•ning.
1. to come before; precede.
2. to prefigure.
3. to forestall.
Past participle: forerun