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Verbs (0)
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Adverbs (9)
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before, earlier
adv. earlier in time; previously; "I had known her before"; "as I said before"; "he called me the day before but your call had come even earlier"; "her parents had died four years earlier"; "I mentioned that problem earlier"
to begin with, in the beginning, in the first place, originally, earlier
adv. before now; "why didn't you tell me in the first place?"
earlier, sooner
adv. comparatives of `soon' or `early'; "Come a little sooner, if you can"; "came earlier than I expected"
Adjectives (2)
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earliest, earlier
adj. (comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early; "a fashion popular in earlier times"; "his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher"; "Verdi's earliest and most raucous opera"
Fuzzynyms (31)
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prior, anterior
adj. earlier in time
preceding
adj. existing or coming before
anterior
adj. of or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body
primaeval, primordial, primeval, primal, aboriginal
adj. having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state; "aboriginal forests"; "primal eras before the appearance of life on earth"; "the forest primeval"; "primordial matter"; "primordial forms of life"
retiring, preceding, past
adj. of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office; "a retiring member of the board"
until now, til now, as yet, up to now, thus far, so far, yet, heretofore, hitherto
adv. used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time; "So far he hasn't called"; "the sun isn't up yet"
already
adv. prior to a specified or implied time; "she has already graduated"
tardily, belatedly, late
adv. later than usual or than expected; "the train arrived late"; "we awoke late"; "the children came late to school"; "notice came so tardily that we almost missed the deadline"; "I belatedly wished her a happy birthday"
erst, at one time, erstwhile, formerly, once
adv. at a previous time; "at one time he loved her"; "her erstwhile writing"; "she was a dancer once";
ahead of the game
adv. in an advantageous position; "she's ahead of the game"
Synonyms (36)
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agone, ago
adj. gone by; or in the past; "two years ago"; "`agone' is an archaic word for `ago'"
ancient
adj. belonging to times long past especially of the historical period before the fall of the Western Roman Empire; "ancient history"; "ancient civilizations such as those of the Etruscans and Sumerians"; "ancient Greece"
bypast, gone, foregone, departed, bygone
adj. well in the past; former; "bygone days"; "dreams of foregone times"; "sweet memories of gone summers"; "relics of a departed era"
medieval, knightly, chivalric
adj. characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages; "chivalric rites"; "the knightly years"
former, early, other
adj. of the distant past: "the early inhabitants of Europe"; "former generations"; "in other times"
sometime, quondam, one-time, onetime, former, erstwhile, old
adj. belonging to some prior time; "erstwhile friend"; "our former glory"; "the once capital of the state"; "her quondam lover"
ex
adj. (combining form) former: "an ex-president"
previous, late, former
adj. (used especially of persons) of the immediate past; "the former president"; "our late President is still very active"; "the previous occupant of the White House"
historical, historic
adj. belonging to the past; of what is important or famous in the past; "historic victories"; "historical (or historic) times"; "a historical character"
last
adj. immediately past; "last Thursday"; "the last chapter we read"
old
adj. belonging to some prior time; "erstwhile friend"; "our former glory"; "the once capital of the state"; "her quondam lover"
olden
adj. long past; "olden days"
other
adj. recently past; "the other evening"
prehistorical, prehistoric
adj. belonging to or existing in times before recorded history; "prehistoric settlements"; "prehistoric peoples"
then
adj. at a specific prior time; "the then president"
ult, ultimo
adj. in or of the month preceding the present one; "your letter received on the 29th ult"
Antonyms (3)
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latter, later, last
adj. referring to the second of two things or persons mentioned (or the last one or ones of several); "in the latter case"
earlier
Parts Of Speech
  • Nouns
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
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  • Adjectives
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Relationships
  • Fuzzynyms
    31
  • Synonyms
    36
  • Antonyms
    3

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