Beforehand vs Forecall - What's the difference?

beforehand | forecall |


As an adverb beforehand

is at an earlier or preceding time.

As an adjective beforehand

is (obsolete) in comfortable circumstances as regards property; forehanded.

As a verb forecall is

to call in advance.

beforehand

English

Adverb

(-)
  • At an earlier or preceding time.
  • Will it be possible to have access to the room beforehand so that we can set up chairs?

    Antonyms

    * afterwards

    Synonyms

    * in advance

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) In comfortable circumstances as regards property; forehanded.
  • * Francis Bacon
  • rich and much beforehand
  • In a state of anticipation or preoccupation; often followed by with .
  • * Milton
  • Agricola resolves to be beforehand with the danger.
  • * Addison
  • The last cited author has been beforehand with me.

    forecall

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To call in advance.
  • To ordain beforehand.