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too soon, ahead of time, early
adv. before the usual time or the time expected; "she graduated early"; "the house was completed ahead of time"
betimes, early
adv. in good time; "he awoke betimes that morning"
early on, early
adv. during an early stage; "early on in her career"
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early
adj. at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time; "early morning"; "an early warning"; "early diagnosis"; "an early death"; "took early retirement"; "an early spring"; "early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties"
early
adj. being or occurring at an early stage of development; "in an early stage"; "early forms of life"; "early man"; "an early computer"
early
adj. of an early stage in the development of a language or literature; "the Early Hebrew alphabetical script is that used mainly from the 11th to the 6th centuries B.C."; "Early Modern English is represented in documents printed from 1476 to 1700"
early
adj. expected in the near future; "look for an early end to the negotiations"
former, early, other
adj. of the distant past: "the early inhabitants of Europe"; "former generations"; "in other times"
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initial
adj. occurring at the beginning; "took the initial step toward reconciliation"
ill-timed, wrong, untimely, unseasonable
adj. badly timed; "an ill-timed intervention"; "you think my intrusion unseasonable"; "an untimely remark"; "it was the wrong moment for a joke"
ahead of the game
adv. in an advantageous position; "she's ahead of the game"
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infant, baby
adj. (used of living things esp persons) in an early period of life, development, or growth
boylike, schoolboyish, boyish
adj. befitting or characteristic of a young boy; "a boyish grin"; "schoolboyish pranks"
childly, childlike
adj. befitting a young child; "childlike charm"
formative
adj. susceptible to alteration by development and experience; "formative years"
schoolgirlish, girlish
adj. befitting or characteristic of a young girl; "girlish charm"; "a dress too schoolgirlish for office wear"
junior
adj. including or intended for youthful persons; "a junior sports league"; "junior fashions"
little
adj. small in a way that arouses feelings (of tenderness or its opposite depending on the context); "a nice little job"; "bless your little heart"; "my dear little mother"; "a sweet little deal"; "I'm tired of your petty little schemes"; "filthy little tricks"; "what a nasty little situation"
newborn
adj. recently born; "a newborn infant"
puppylike, puppyish
adj. characteristic of a puppy
teenaged, teenage, teen, adolescent
adj. being of the age 13 through 19; "teenage mothers"; "the teen years"
tender
adj. young and immature; "at a tender age"
youngish
adj. somewhat young
young, vernal, youthful
adj. suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh; "he is young for his age"
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"
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"
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"
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middle
adj. between an earlier and a later period of time; "in the middle years"; "in his middle thirties"
late
adj. being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time; "late evening"; "late 18th century"; "a late movie"; "took a late flight"; "had a late breakfast"
later, late
adj. at or toward an end or late period or stage of development; "the late phase of feudalism"; "a later symptom of the disease"; "later medical science could have saved the child"
middle
adj. of a stage in the development of a language or literature between earlier and later stages; "Middle English is the English language from about 1100 to 1500"; "Middle Gaelic"
late
adj. of a later stage in the development of a language or literature; used especially of dead languages; "Late Greek"
New, Modern
adj. used of a living language; being the current stage in its development; "Modern English"; "New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew"
modern
adj. belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages; "modern art"; "modern furniture"; "modern history"; "totem poles are modern rather than prehistoric"
future
adj. yet to be or coming; "some future historian will evaluate him"
tardy, late, belated
adj. after the expected or usual time; delayed; "a belated birthday card"; "I'm late for the plane"; "the train is late"; "tardy children are sent to the principal"; "always tardy in making dental appointments"
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"
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