Definition of Forerunning

1. Verb. (present participle of forerun) ¹



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Definition of Forerunning

1. forerun [v] - See also: forerun

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forerunning

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

Literary usage of Forerunning

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1. Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature by John McClintock, James Strong, Roul Tunley (1883)
"... his lirst disciples, mon minerals, such as silver from the lead ore with ' might be called preparatory and forerunning movements which it was combined ..."

2. The Works of Thomas Goodwin, D.D. by Thomas Goodwin (1861)
"... I say, this is the forerunning shadow. And, indeed, thus have the writers of all ages since Christ understood it. For when they speak of that day, ..."

3. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... with prying eyes, And hands of busy bold emprise ; Like Hermes feather'd were her feet, And, like forerunning Fancy, fleet : By search untaught, ..."

4. Elementary Meteorology by William Morris Davis (1894)
"The coming of a well-formed summer thunder storm is heralded by a forerunning layer of cirro-stratus cloud, c, c, Fig. 88, commonly appearing in the west ..."

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