Definition of Forerun

1. v. t. To turn before; to precede; to be in advance of (something following).



Definition of Forerun

1. Verb. to run in front ¹

2. Verb. to forecast or foreshadow ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Forerun

1. to run in advance of [v -RAN, -RUNNING, -RUNS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forerun

foreran
forerank
foreranks
forereach
forereached
forereaches
forereaching
foreread
forereads
forerecited
foreremembered
forerib
forerider
foreriders
foreright
forerun (current term)
forerunner
forerunners
forerunning
foreruns
fores
foresaid
foresail
foresails
foresaw
foresay
foresays
foresee
foreseeabilities
foreseeability

Literary usage of Forerun

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1. Elements of Criticism by Henry Home Kames (1807)
"... and pick-ax arm'd, forerun the royal camp to trench a field Or caft a rampart. ... forerun ..."

2. Evenings with a Reviewer: Or, Macaulay and Bacon by James Spedding (1881)
"... your words require a city ;' so to me: ' You forerun : your words require a greater place.' Yet because the opportunity of your Majesty's most urgent ..."

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