Prior; occurring before something else, either in time or order.
"He is no better than the previous Prime Minister."
Premature; acting or occurring too soon.
An existing criminal record (short for "previous convictions")
"It turned out the shoplifter had a lot of previous."
a track record of similar behaviour.
Journey; way; method of proceeding.
The front; hence, that which is in front; the future.
In the part that precedes or goes first; - opposed to aft, after, back, behind, etc.
Formerly; previously; afore.
In or towards the bows of a ship.
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.
Before; - sometimes written 'fore as if a contraction of afore or before.
Going before in time; being or happening before something else; antecedent; prior; as, previous arrangements; a previous illness.
front part of a vessel or aircraft;
"he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line"
situated at or toward the bow of a vessel
near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane;
"the captain went fore (or forward) to check the instruments"
(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"
too soon or too hasty;
"our condemnation of him was a bit previous"
"a premature judgment"
just preceding something else in time or order;
"the previous owner"
"my old house was larger"