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Definition of before:

  1. Farther onward in place, or progress in a place; preceding; previously; already; hitherto. Before the wind, moving in the direction of the wind and by its impulse. Before the mast, not allowed aft the main- mast, as being only a common sailor.
  2. Preceding in space, in time, or in rank; in front of; in presence or sight of; under the cognizance of; in preference to.

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Examples of usage for before:

  1. I must speak to her before I go." "Night and Day" , Virginia Woolf.
  2. Why did I never see it before? "Night and Day" , Virginia Woolf.
  3. Why have you never told me before? "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols" , William Black.

Quotes for before:

  1. My mom passed away a day before high school started, and her dream was for me to be a full rock and roll guy, and play drums in a band. - Travis Barker
  2. The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we ought to see what it will please them to do, before we risk congratulations. - Edmund Burke
  3. I'm trying to let winning the world championships settle in right now before I begin training again shortly. During the skating season, we skate on average 20 kilometres a day. On top of that, we're riding a lot and lifting a lot of weights. - Clara Hughes
  4. I couldn't live a week without a private library- indeed, I'd part with all my furniture and squat and sleep on the floor before I'd let go of the 1500 or so books I possess. - H. P. Lovecraft
  5. Ye have brought this man unto me, as one that perverteth the people; and behold, I, having examined him before you, have found no fault in this man touching those things whereof ye accuse him. - Pontius Pilate

Rhymes for before:

  1. abhor, ador, adore, afore, amour, ashore, bator, c4, cat-4, decor.
  2. antiwar, anymore, guarantor, heretofore, livermore.
  3. boar, boer, bohr, bore, chore, coar, cohr, cor, core, corps, corr, d'or, deplore, dior, door, dore, dorr, drawer, explore, floor, flor, flore, fore, four, gabor, galore, glor, glore, goar, gore, gorr, hardcore, hoar, ignore, igor, implore, inshore, lahore, laur, laure, lenore, livor, loar, lor, lore, m4, mazor, mohr, moore, mor, more, morr, ngor, nohr, nor, oar, offshore, ohr, or, ore, orr, outpour, outscore, por, pore, porr, postwar, pour, prewar, rapport, restore, roar, saur, schnorr, scor, score, sedor, senor, shore, snore, soar, sor, sore, spore, store, swore, thor, timor, tor, tore, torr, torre, underscore, vore, war, warr, wor, wore, yore, your.

Idioms for before:

  1. appear before sm
  2. swim before eyes
  3. before sb could blink
  4. dangle sth before sm
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