for

(redirected from for-)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to for-: fee-for-service
  • prep

Synonyms for for

intended

Synonyms

  • intended
  • appropriate to
  • designed to meet the needs of

on behalf of

throughout

Synonyms

in favour of

towards

Synonyms

References in classic literature ?
He went headlong for- ward and lay stretched on the ground.
He suddenly lost concern for himself, and for- got to look at a menacing fate.
For- in shame and sadness do I speak it, Ernest- -I am not worthy to be typified by yonder benign and majestic image.
On my right hand there were lines of fishing stakes re- sembling a mysterious system of half-submerged bamboo fences, incomprehensible in its division of the domain of tropical fishes, and crazy of aspect as if abandoned for- ever by some nomad tribe of fishermen now gone to the other end of the ocean; for there was no sign of human habitation as far as the eye could reach.
Why, the Presbyter’ans and Congregationals, and Baptists, too, for- til’ now; and all sitch as don’t go on their knees to prayer,”