Beforehand

Definition of Beforehand

Be`fore´hand`
adv.1.
1.In a state of anticipation ore preoccupation; in advance; - often followed by with.
Agricola . . . resolves to be beforehand with the danger.
- Milton.
The last cited author has been beforehand with me.
- Addison.
2.By way of preparation, or preliminary; previously; aforetime.
They may be taught beforehand the skill of speaking.
- Hooker.
a.1.In comfortable circumstances as regards property; forehanded.
Rich and much beforehand.
- Bacon.

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ahead, ahead of time, anachronistic, ante, antedated, before, beforetime, behind time, behindhand, betimes, dated, earlier, early, fore, foredated, foresightedly, forward, in advance, in anticipation, late, metachronistic, misdated, mistimed, out of date, out of season, overdue, parachronistic, past due, postdated, precociously, previous, prochronistic, sooner, tardy, unpunctual, unseasonable
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