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Synonyms for past

former times

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after

by

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on

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be past it

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  • be past its or your sell-by date
  • be on the way out
  • have seen better days

Synonyms for past

past events surrounding a person or thing

a former period of time or of one's life

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a earlier period in someone's life (especially one that they have reason to keep secret)

a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the past

earlier than the present time

of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office

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so as to pass a given point

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References in classic literature ?
Victory had commenced the descent, but I called to her to stop just above the window, and, as the lion reappeared, growling and snarling, I put a .33 bullet in his face, and at the same moment Victory slipped quickly past him, dropping into my upraised arms that were awaiting her.
Day by day I raised and raised the new interest till its place in the blank of her existence was at last assured--till she could think of her drawing and talk of it, and patiently practise it by herself, with some faint reflection of the innocent pleasure in my encouragement, the growing enjoyment in her own progress, which belonged to the lost life and the lost happiness of past days.
But to take her mercilessly from seclusion and repose--to confront her with strangers, or with acquaintances who were little better than strangers--to rouse the painful impressions of her past life which we had so carefully hushed to rest--this, even in her own interests, we dared not do.
I waited a few minutes longer-- waited to tell her that she was dearer to me now than she had ever been in the past times.
I have been in the past a realist, and I remain a realist as regards sensation, but not as regards memory or thought.
Take, for the sake of definiteness, the remembering of a past event.
"For twenty years past," he says, "I have mistrusted 'consciousness' as an entity; for seven or eight years past I have suggested its non-existence to my students, and tried to give them its pragmatic equivalent in realities of experience.
'Past is past but if you have liability administratively and [criminally], you will be held liable.
According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, more men than women have attended funerals in the past two months.
The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) increased by 1.01% in the past week, while posting gains of 13.48% for the month.
Such a past is painfully visible today, for example, in the Balkans, a world largely paralyzed by a painful fixation on the conflicts that tore the region apart in the 1990s.Aa
One way for a new business to bolster its past performance record is through teaming arrangements with more experienced businesses.
These include increasing the proportion of adolescents who remain alcohol free and reducing past month use of illicit substances, steroids, and inhalants among adolescents.
Sisters 97, La Pine 55: Nate Jackson and Dabiel Ketchum each scored 20 points to lead the visiting Outlaws past the Hawks.