Browse Dictionary by Letter

Dictionary Suite
A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z
'fore contracted form of "before".
fore1 at, near, or toward the front. [4 definitions]
fore2 in golf, used as a warning to alert those who may be in the path of a golf ball that is about to be driven.
fore- before. [2 definitions]
fore-and-aft located along or parallel to a line from the bow to the stern of a ship or boat; lengthwise. [2 definitions]
forearm1 the lower arm in humans, between the elbow and wrist. [2 definitions]
forearm2 to arm or prepare beforehand.
forebear an ancestor or forefather.
forebode to foretell the likelihood of or be an omen of. [4 definitions]
foreboding a strong feeling or a portent, usu. that something bad is going to happen. [2 definitions]
forebrain the anterior of the three divisions of the brain of a vertebrate embryo; prosencephalon. [2 definitions]
forecast to predict (weather conditions). [4 definitions]
forecastable combined form of forecast.
forecaster a person who forecasts what is likely to happen in the future, esp. one who predicts the weather.
forecastle the section of the upper deck of a ship at the bow or in front of the foremast. [3 definitions]
forecheck in hockey, to check (an opposing player) in the vicinity of the opponent's goal. (Cf. backcheck.)
foreclose to take away the right to redeem (a mortgage) or to take that right away from (the mortgagor), esp. for failure to make timely payments. [4 definitions]
foreclosure the act, usu. by a legal proceeding, of foreclosing.
forecourt in basketball, the half of the court in which a team is attempting to score. (Cf. backcourt.) [3 definitions]
foredeck the forward part of a ship's main deck.
foredoom to doom beforehand.