DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for: [Show options]

[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

3 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ere /ˈɛr, ˈær/
 在..以前;與其..(寧願)

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ere prep. & adv.
 1. Before; sooner than. [Archaic or Poetic]
    Myself was stirring ere the break of day.   --Shak.
    Ere sails were spread new oceans to explore.   --Dryden.
    Sir, come down ere my child die.   --John iv. 49.
 2. Rather than.
    I will be thrown into Etna, . . . ere I will leave her.   --Shak.
 Ere long, before, shortly. --Shak.
 Ere now, formerly, heretofore. --Shak.
 Ere that, ∧ Or are. Same as Ere. --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ere v. t. To plow. [Obs.] See Ear, v. t.