What does ere mean?

ere meaning in General Dictionary

Before earlier than

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  • To plow Obs See Ear v t
  • Before; earlier than.
  • instead of.
  • To plow. [Obs.] See Ear, v. t.

ere meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1200, from Old English


ere meaning in General Dictionary

(adv.) Before; sooner than.

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  • (adv.) Rather than.

Sentence Examples with the word ere

By 886 Mowaffaq found it expedient to grant Khomaruya the possession of Egypt, Syria, and the frontier towns for a period of thirty years, and ere long, owing to the disputes of the provincial governors, Khomgruya found it possible to extend his domain to the Euphrates and even the Tigris.

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