past

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past
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Sense: Adjective: having occurred previously
Synonyms:
former , preceding, gone by, foregoing , anterior, antecedent, prior , previous , earlier, elapsed, last , recent , precedent
Antonyms:
subsequent , following , next , after , afterward, coming , forthcoming , approaching, future , present , current
Sense: Adjective: no longer serving
Synonyms:
ex- (prefix), retired, early , preceding, former , erstwhile, bygone, one-time, historical
Antonyms:
incoming , future , newly elected, new , current , serving , actual , modern , present-day, state-of-the-art, cutting-edge
Sense: Adjective: no longer existing
Synonyms:
done , finished , gone , behind sb now, over , forgotten, extinct , over and done with (informal), dead and buried, dead and gone, dead , in the past, long gone
Sense: Adverb: passing by
Synonyms:
by, on , along , through , over , before sb, in front of sb, before sb's very eyes, in front of sb's eyes
Sense: Preposition: beyond
Synonyms:
beyond , farther than, further than, after , just after, just past, a little way down from, through , over , behind , on the other side of
Sense: Preposition: later than
Synonyms:
after , later than, following , just after, immediately after, farther along than, further along than
Sense: Noun: past time - often preceded by 'the'
Synonyms:
good old times (informal), good old days, days gone by, olden days, the old days, ancient times, former times, yesteryear, antiquity, long ago, old times, past times, years ago, yesterday , once upon a time, days of old (literary), days of yore (literary), yore (literary), sb's day (informal)
Antonyms:
tomorrow , next week, next century, in a hundred years, present , present day, now , hereafter , from now on, what's in store, the coming months, future
Sense: Noun: past events
Synonyms:
history , antecedents, happenings, events, ancient history
Antonyms:
future life, reincarnation, forthcoming events, destiny , outlook , afterlife, deadline , present , future , things to come
Sense: Noun: concealed experiences
Synonyms:
history , secret affair, love affair, hidden past, what's dead and buried, secrets, family secrets, checkered past, chequered past (UK), personal experience
Antonyms:
legacy , proud history

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