A bartender (late 1800s+)
previous to; earlier or sooner than: Phone me before noon. in front of; ahead of; in advance of: his shadow advancing before him; She stood before the window. ahead of; in the future of; awaiting: The golden age is before us. in preference to; rather than: They would die before surrendering. in precedence of, as […]
something that actually exists; reality; truth: Your fears have no basis in fact. something known to exist or to have happened: Space travel is now a fact. a truth known by actual experience or observation; something known to be true: Scientists gather facts about plant growth. something said to be true or supposed to have […]
- Before long
having considerable linear extent in space: a long distance; a long handle. having considerable duration in time: a long conversation; a long while. extending, lasting, or totaling a number of specified units: eight miles long; eight hours long. containing many items or units: a long list. requiring a considerable time to relate, read, etc.: a […]
- Before the present
See B.P (def 4). Bachelor of Pharmacy. Bachelor of Philosophy. Finance. basis point. Archaeology. before the present: (in radiocarbon dating) in a specified amount of time or at a specified point in time before a.d. 1950: between 2 and 3 million years b.p.; human groups living in cities by 5000 b.p. Commerce. bills payable.