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Synonyms for beforebɪˈfɔr, -ˈfoʊr

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. earlier, before(adverb)

    earlier in time; previously

    Synonyms:
    in the beginning, originally, ahead, to begin with, sooner, in front, earlier, in the first place, before

  2. ahead, in front, before(adverb)

    at or in the front

    Synonyms:
    forwards, in front, ahead, in advance, earlier, forrader, beforehand, onwards, onward, in the lead, before, forward, out front

Wiktionary

  1. before(adverb)

    Synonyms:
    ahead, previously

    Antonyms:
    after

  2. before(adverb)

    Earlier than (in time).

    Synonyms:
    ahead, previously, by

    Antonyms:
    after, later

  3. before(preposition)

    In front of in space.

    Synonyms:
    previously, ahead, in front of

    Antonyms:
    after, behind

  4. before(conjunction)

    In front of, according to a formal system of ordering items.

    Antonyms:
    after

  5. before(conjunction)

    Synonyms:
    lest

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. before(prep.)

    Synonyms:
    preceding

  2. before(prep.)

    Synonyms:
    prior to, previous to

  3. before(prep.)

    Synonyms:
    in the presence of, face to face with

  4. before(prep.)

    Synonyms:
    near the front of, in front of

  5. before(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    toward the front

  6. before(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    in advance, farther onward

  7. before(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    formerly, in time past, of old

  8. before(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    hitherto, up to that time

  9. before(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    above, in a former part


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