OE 'in front'.
- Already; previously; earlier; in advance; in the past; preceding this time; in a former epoch.
- Ahead; following; succeeding; in front; coming after; next in line; in the future.
see before, adv.
- Ahead of; in advance of; in the lead of.
- Facing; in front of; in the presence of.
- Preceding; prior to; earlier in time than.