for vs fore vs four :

for or fore or four

For is a conjunction that signals something or someone directed at or intended to belong to.

"I bought the hair cream for James."

Fore means forward, situated in front of something occurring earlier than the addressed.

"He arrived before you did."

Four is the digit or figure 4.

"I have four things to say."

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  • n  front part of a vessel or aircraft
  • a  situated at or toward the bow of a vessel
  • r  near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane
    the captain went fore (or forward) to check the instruments

  • n  the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
  • n  a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
  • s  being one more than three
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