Definitions for before

Definitions for (adv) before

Main entry: before, earlier

Definition: earlier in time; previously

Usage: I had known her before; as I said before; he called me the day before but your call had come even earlier; her parents had died four years earlier; I mentioned that problem earlier

Main entry: ahead, before, in front

Definition: at or in the front

Usage: I see the lights of a town ahead; the road ahead is foggy; staring straight ahead; we couldn't see over the heads of the people in front; with the cross of Jesus marching on before

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