What does the word beforehand mean?

Usage examples for beforehand

  1. He 'adn't sense enough to tell him beforehand." – Captain Jinks, Hero by Ernest Crosby
  2. The other two might possibly have found out beforehand. – Twenty-two Goblins by Unknown
  3. You'll never win if you make up your mind beforehand that you're going to lose! – The Luckiest Girl in the School by Angela Brazil