Before (in place); in presence of.Before (in place); in the part that precedes or goes first; specifically, nautical, toward or in the parts of a ship that lie near the bows; forward: opposed to aft.Before (in time); previously.Before.Situated at the fore or front; front; forward; anterior; prior; former; being, coming, or going before or in front in place, or earlier in time: as, the fore legs of a horse; the fore wheels of a wagon; the fore part of the day.n. The front: in the phrases at and to the fore (see below).n. Nautical, the foremast.n. At or in the front.n. An obsolete preterit and past participle of fare.n. Way; course; manner of proceeding.n. A prefix, equivalent to before (in place or time): before nouns often written separately and regarded as an adjective (see fore, adjective).n. An erroneous form of for- in some words, as in forego, forespend, forespeak, etc., for forgo, forspend, forspeak, etc., being obsolete in all but forego.n. An erroneous form of for-, as in foreclose.In golf, a warning cry (‘look out, before!’) uttered to attract the attention of a person who is liable to be struck by the ball.