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synonyms for ere

  • before
  • prior
  • rather
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How to use ere in a sentence

Perhaps you will understand now that you ought to have asked my business ere you proposed to hang me off hand.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The pool was drained in 1866, and, having been filled up, its site will ere long be covered with streets of houses.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
It burst upon them ere long with awful fury and grandeur, the elements warring with incredible vehemence.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
A month later, he turned sharp round, ere half a morning walk was completed, and stumped back to the house.
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"I supposed you 'adn't, as 'e ain't 'ere, with yer ma," replied the young person.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
“Wait a minute 'ere,” said Mr. Levi, and he went into the room beyond this, where she knew there were writing materials.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
“Shtay you 'ere a few minutes more,” said that gentleman, as he walked thoughtfully through the room and paused.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
It was locked there so firmly that a score of men had to labor for hours next day ere it could be cleared.
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“You'll go up them 'ere stairs, young 'oman; you'll not put a foot in the kitchen to-night,” he says more doggedly.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
But he interrupted her ere she had gone far, "Mademoiselle de La Vauvraye," said he, "you overstate the matter."
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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WORDS RELATED TO ERE

  • afore
  • aforetime
  • ahead
  • ante
  • antecedently
  • anteriorly
  • back
  • before present
  • ere
  • fore
  • former
  • formerly
  • forward
  • heretofore
  • in advance
  • in days of yore
  • in front
  • in the old days
  • in the past
  • past
  • precendently
  • previous
  • previously
  • since
  • sooner
  • up to now
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.