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Today's word: forby

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word forby


  1. forby(Adverb)

    Past; by; beyond.

  2. forby(Adverb)

    Uncommonly; exceptionally.

    He was forby kind.

  3. forby(Adjective)

    Uncommon; out of the ordinary; superior.

    He's a forbye man.

  4. forby(Preposition)

    Beyond; past; more than; greater than; over and above; moreover.

  5. forby(Preposition)

    Past; gone by; over.

  6. forby(Preposition)

    Near; beside; by, close to.

  7. forby(Preposition)

    On one side; out of the way.

  8. forby(Preposition)

    Besides; in addition to; as well as; not to mention.

    There was other six forby me.

  9. forby(Preposition)

    With the exception of; not taking into account.

  10. Origin: From forby, forbi, of or origin, equivalent to . Compare voorbij, vorbi, vörbi, vorbei, forbi, förbi. More at fore, by.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forby

    near; hard by; along; past

  2. Origin: [See Foreby.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Forby

    for-bī′, prep. (Spens.) near, past: (Scot.) besides.

How to pronounce forby?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say forby in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forby in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forby in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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