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Ere

 : 
Conjunction, Preposition

CIDE DICTIONARY

Ereprep. & adv. [AS. , prep., adv., & conj.; akin to OS., OFries., & OHG. , G. eher, D. eer, Icel. ār, Goth. air. Early, Erst, Or, adv.].
  •  Before; sooner than.  [1913 Webster]
    "Myself was stirring ere the break of day."  [1913 Webster]
    "Ere sails were spread new oceans to explore."  [1913 Webster]
    "Sir, come down ere my child die."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Rather than.  [1913 Webster]
    "I will be thrown into Etna, . . . ere I will leave her."  [1913 Webster]
Ere long, before, shortly. Shak. -- Ere now, formerly, heretofore. Shak. -- Ere that, Or are. Same as Ere. Shak.
Erev. t. 
     To plow. [Obs.] See Ear, v. t.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Ere, prep. & conj. poet. or archaic before (of time) (ere noon; ere they come).

Etymology
OE {aelig}r f. Gmc

THESAURUS

Ere

already, ante, before, before all, earlier, early, ere then, erenow, formerly, heretofore, hitherto, in advance of, or ever, preceding, previously, prior to, priorly, theretofore, to, yet

ROGET THESAURUS

Ere

Priority

N priority, antecedence, anteriority, precedence, pre-existence, precession, precursor, the past, premises, prior, previous, preceding, precedent, anterior, antecedent, pre- existing, pre-existent, former, foregoing, aforementioned, before- mentioned, abovementioned, aforesaid, said, introductory, before, prior to, earlier, previously, afore, aforehand, beforehand, ere, theretofore, erewhile, ere then, ere now, before then, before now, erewhile, already, yet, beforehand, on the eve of, prior tempore prior jure.


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