Definition of fore- in English:

fore-

Pronunciation /fɔːr/

  • 1(added to verbs) in front.

    • ‘foreshorten’
    1. 1.1Beforehand; in advance.
      ‘forebode’
      • ‘foreshadow’
  • 2(added to nouns) situated in front of.

    • ‘forecourt’
    1. 2.1The front part of.
      • ‘forebrain’
    2. 2.2Of or near the bow of a ship.
      • ‘forecastle’
    3. 2.3Preceding; going before.
      • ‘forefather’

Origin

Old English (see fore).