fore

The front of a ship is called the fore, and the back is the "aft." A cruise ship might be so large that your cabin at the ship's fore is almost a quarter mile from your sister's in the aft.

Fore also refers more generally to something at or near the front, like someone who's at the fore of her profession as a pastry chef. As an adjective, fore also describes things close to the front — your puppy's fore legs are the ones in front. When golfers shout, "Fore!" it's a warning to watch out for the ball, or to "look ahead."

Definitions of fore
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adj situated at or toward the bow of a vessel

Synonyms:
front
relating to or located in the front
forward
at or near or directed toward the front
foremost
situated closest to the bow
Antonyms:
aft
(nautical, aeronautical) situated at or toward the stern or tail
back
related to or located at the back
after
located farther aft
aftermost
located closest to the stern or tail
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n front part of a vessel or aircraft

Synonyms:
bow, prow, stem
Type of:
front
the side that is seen or that goes first

adv near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane

“the captain went fore (or forward) to check the instruments”
Synonyms:
forward
Antonyms:
abaft, aft, astern
at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane

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