forerun[ fawr-ruhn, fohr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF forerun
Synonyms for forerun
- be ahead of
- come first
- go before
- go in advance
- have a head start
- head up
- in space
- light the way
- pave the way
- ring in
- run ahead
- take precedence
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FORERUN
The comet was the talk, especially in the evening, of the world, as it was taken to forerun disasters.
He called to his mind the various portents and prophecies which had forerun their present danger.
It cannot forerun the limitations of its day, nor anticipate the conquests and common possessions of the future.
True that the overthrow of Constantinople had forerun this event by nearly half a century.
But the reflexes have a machine-like fatality, and conscious aim does not forerun their execution.
The President's secret had been well kept, and for once rumor had not forerun execution.
He only wondered what strange experience this blindfold journey was to forerun.
I saw evidences of war-paint and a recent war-dance that forerun an Indian attack.