Before Synonyms & Definitions

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• BeforeDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (adv.) In time past; previously; already.
  2. (prep.) In presence or sight of; face to face with; facing.
  3. (adv.) In advance.
  4. (prep.) Prior or preceding in dignity, order, rank, right, or worth; rather than.
  5. (prep.) An advance of; farther onward, in place or time.
  6. (prep.) Preceding in time; earlier than; previously to; anterior to the time when; -- sometimes with the additional idea of purpose; in order that.
  7. (adv.) On the fore part; in front, or in the direction of the front; -- opposed to in the rear.
  8. (prep.) Open for; free of access to; in the power of.
  9. (adv.) Earlier; sooner than; until then.
  10. (prep.) In front of; preceding in space; ahead of; as, to stand before the fire; before the house.
  11. (prep.) Under the cognizance or jurisdiction of.

• BeforehandDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (adv.) By way of preparation, or preliminary; previously; aforetime.
  2. (adv.) In a state of anticipation ore preoccupation; in advance; -- often followed by with.
  3. (a.) In comfortable circumstances as regards property; forehanded.