before

[ bih-fawr, -fohr ]SEE DEFINITION OF before

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BEFORE

Come, before he comes to gibe us for having heeded a moment.

He had discovered years before that he was sometimes able thus to puzzle her momentarily.

Written years before, at the time of publication he was thirty-three.

Sit here, and we'll talk it over sensibly, before you get ready.

You have seen the Greek word "phone," which means the voice, before.

I can give you an hour, if you've anything to say before it's done—not longer.

But before you start to read let me explain what I intend to do.

You've come to torment us before the time; do cease this noise!

But the Egyptians heard of this and guarded the Jews more carefully than ever before.

Found the old horse-tracks, just before we camped, coming from eastward.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BEFORE

ere

adverbsooner than
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