Character 10
Hyphenation be fore hand
Pronunciations N/A

Definitions and meanings of "Beforehand"

What do we mean by beforehand?

In anticipation. adverb & adjective

In advance; early. adverb & adjective

In good pecuniary circumstances; having enough to meet one's obligations and something over; forehanded: as, “rich and much beforehand,”

In anticipation; in advance.

Before there is time for anything to be done; before anything is done.

To be beforehand with, to anticipate; be in advance of; be prepared or ready for.

In a state of anticipation ore preoccupation; in advance; -- often followed by with. adverb

By way of preparation, or preliminary; previously; aforetime. adverb

In comfortable circumstances as regards property; forehanded. adjective

At an earlier or preceding time. adverb

In comfortable circumstances as regards property; forehanded. adjective

Ahead of time; in anticipation adverb

Being ahead of time or need adjective

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Synonyms and Antonyms for Beforehand

The word "beforehand" in example sentences

It gives them, as it were, the title beforehand, to make them feel how doubly miserable it must be not only not to obtain it, but to forfeit it after it had been already ours. ❋ Thomas Arnold (1818)

I guarantee new customers will never find you without knowing your name beforehand. ❋ Larry MacDonald (2011)

This is the very case I am speaking of; the man should not have married so soon; he should have staid till he had, by pushing on his trade, and living close in his expense, increased his stock, and been what we call beforehand in the world; and had he done thus, he had not been undone by marrying. ❋ Daniel Defoe (1696)

Then to conclude with the "serious" message that is supposed to convert those on the fence after already whining, "we hate Obama" over and over again beforehand? ❋ Unknown (2010)

That the plan was sent to 10,000+ people beforehand is not considered counterproductive, because 10,000+ people were needed to implement the plan. ❋ Unknown (2009)

How many more innocent people need to be shot before they realize that an ounce of prevention beforehand is worth more than a ton of punishment afterward? ❋ Unknown (2009)

Luckily, there was a hard drive around that had uploaded his big noggin beforehand, and it was rebooted, albeit to a time before the Civil War storyline when he infamously supported the Superhuman Registration Act. "It was a dark trip, but I feel a real sense of ownership now, which is weird," Fraction explains. ❋ Unknown (2010)

To assume that people can, or should be able to, pay for college tuition out of pocket, without borrowing or saving beforehand, is misguided. ❋ Unknown (2009)

That's why testing the cement beforehand is very important. ❋ Unknown (2010)

WWD caught up with Cardin beforehand who explained his inspiration: Showing that the brand still exists as a creative force -- that's what drives me. ❋ The Huffington Post News Team (2010)

I wonder if the filmmakers and editors work this in beforehand to account for the waning attention spans of the audience? ❋ Unknown (2010)

The new court date, assuming that the matter isn't moot well beforehand, is October 16. ❋ Unknown (2009)

When I call beforehand, they offer comforts including letting us board early, being kind, patient and attentive to Neal. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Did he think up the name beforehand and have the shirt ‘made up special’? ❋ Unknown (2010)

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