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Definition of Fore


  1. Journey; way; method of proceeding.
  2. In the part that precedes or goes first; -- opposed to aft, after, back, behind, etc.
  3. Formerly; previously; afore.
  4. In or towards the bows of a ship.
  5. Advanced, as compared with something else; toward the front; being or coming first, in time, place, order, or importance; preceding; anterior; antecedent; earlier; forward; -- opposed to back or behind; as, the fore part of a garment; the fore part of the day; the fore and of a wagon.
  6. The front; hence, that which is in front; the future.
  7. Before; -- sometimes written 'fore as if a contraction of afore or before.

Fore Quotations

It is the characteristic excellence of the strong man that he can bring momentous issues to the fore and make a decision about them. The weak are always forced to decide between alternatives they have not chosen themselves.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Golf is a game in which you yell 'fore,' shoot six, and write down five.
Paul Harvey

The polls show that concern over inequality among the general public rose pretty sharply after the Occupy movement started, very probably as a consequence. And there are other policy issues that came to the fore, which are significant.
Noam Chomsky

Silences between movements are employed only in order to bring the opposing duo to the fore.
Elliott Carter

Golf is a game in which you yell 'Fore!', shoot six, and write down five.
Will Harvey
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Fore Translations

fore in German is vorn
fore in Norwegian is for-, foran, forrest
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