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Fore vs. Previous

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  • Fore (noun)

    Journey; way; method of proceeding.

  • Fore (noun)

    The front; hence, that which is in front; the future.

  • Fore (adverb)

    In the part that precedes or goes first; - opposed to aft, after, back, behind, etc.

  • Fore (adverb)

    Formerly; previously; afore.

  • Fore (adverb)

    In or towards the bows of a ship.

  • Fore (adjective)

    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.

  • Fore (preposition)

    Before; - sometimes written 'fore as if a contraction of afore or before.

  • Previous (adjective)

    Going before in time; being or happening before something else; antecedent; prior; as, previous arrangements; a previous illness.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Fore (noun)

    front part of a vessel or aircraft;

    "he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line"

  • Fore (adjective)

    situated at or toward the bow of a vessel

  • Fore (adjective)

    located anteriorly

  • Fore (adverb)

    near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane;

    "the captain went fore (or forward) to check the instruments"

  • Previous (adjective)

    (used especially of persons) of the immediate past;

    "the former president"

    "our late President is still very active"

    "the previous occupant of the White House"

  • Previous (adjective)

    too soon or too hasty;

    "our condemnation of him was a bit previous"

    "a premature judgment"

  • Previous (adjective)

    just preceding something else in time or order;

    "the previous owner"

    "my old house was larger"

Princeton's WordNet
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