Foreran
Foreran \Fore*ran"\, imp. of {Forerun}. [1913 Webster]

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  • forerun — /fawr run , fohr /, v.t., foreran, forerun, forerunning. 1. to run in front of; come before; precede. 2. to be the precursor or harbinger of; prefigure. 3. to anticipate or foretell. 4. to forestall. 5. to outrun or outstrip. [1505 15; FORE +… …   Universalium

  • forerun — verb (foreruns, forerunning, foreran; past participle forerun) literary go before or indicate the coming of …   English new terms dictionary

  • forerun — /fɔˈrʌn/ (say faw run) verb (t) (foreran, forerun, forerunning) 1. to run in front of; precede; be the precursor of. 2. to anticipate or forestall. 3. Obsolete to outrun or outstrip …   Australian English dictionary

  • forerun — [fôr′run′] vt. foreran, forerun, forerunning Now Rare 1. to run before; go before; precede 2. to be the precursor of; be a prediction or sign of (a thing to follow); foreshadow 3. to forestall …   English World dictionary

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