beforehand


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Synonyms for beforehand

in advance

Synonyms for beforehand

before the expected time

until then

Synonyms for beforehand

being ahead of time or need

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References in classic literature ?
If you say that all this, too, can be calculated and tabulated--chaos and darkness and curses, so that the mere possibility of calculating it all beforehand would stop it all, and reason would reassert itself, then man would purposely go mad in order to be rid of reason and gain his point
I require an order which would ratify beforehand all that I should think proper to do for the greatest good of France.
On my word," said the inspector in a low tone, "had I not been told beforehand that this man was mad, I should believe what he says.
The general who loses a battle makes but few calculations beforehand.
There are also certain magistrates peculiar to certain states--as the pre-advisers are not proper in a democracy, but a senate is; for one such order is necessary, whose business shall be to consider beforehand and prepare those bills which shall be brought before the people that they may have leisure to attend to their own affairs; and when these are few in number the state inclines to an oligarchy.
It was the portrait of the king, whom they were expecting, dressed in the court suit which Percerin had condescended to show beforehand to the bishop of Vannes.
On Natasha's table stood two looking glasses which Dunyasha had prepared beforehand.
It could not seem remarkable to Celia that a dinner guest should be announced to her sister beforehand, but, her eyes following the same direction as her uncle's, she was struck with the peculiar effect of the announcement on Dorothea.
My uncle brought me the letter that contained it; he knew about it beforehand.
I did my best to prepare myself for every emergency that could happen; I tried to arm myself beforehand against every possible accident that could befall me.
But Eve was Eve; This far his over-match, who, self-deceived And rash, beforehand had no better weighed The strength he was to cope with, or his own.
I warn you beforehand that I will not answer any questions relating to my son.
Then his attention wandered--he knew beforehand what Sir Joseph would say.
This proceeding of the Indians having been plainly resolved on beforehand, as a means of preventing their being traced, I lost no time in returning to England.
But, when they were once past the pay-place and tearing away for very life with their checks in their hands, and, above all, when they were fairly in the theatre, and seated in such places that they couldn't have had better if they had picked them out, and taken them beforehand, all this was looked upon as quite a capital joke, and an essential part of the entertainment.