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Synonyms for pastpæst, pɑst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. past, past times, yesteryear(noun)

    the time that has elapsed

    "forget the past"

    past times, yesteryear, past tense, past

    hereafter, futurity, time to come, future, instant, prox, rising, inst, immediate, early, in store(p), existing, incoming, coming(a), emerging, present(a), future day, proximo, forthcoming, latter-day, upcoming, approaching

  2. past(noun)

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

    "reporters dug into the candidate's past"

    past times, yesteryear, past tense

    time to come, futurity, hereafter, future, existing, early, prox, present(a), future day, proximo, approaching, coming(a), emerging, latter-day, inst, in store(p), upcoming, rising, incoming, instant, forthcoming, immediate

  3. past, past tense(adj)

    a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the past

    past times, yesteryear, past tense, past

    futurity, hereafter, future, time to come, present(a), incoming, future day, existing, forthcoming, inst, rising, approaching, early, prox, coming(a), latter-day, in store(p), instant, proximo, upcoming, immediate, emerging

  4. past(adj)

    earlier than the present time; no longer current

    "time past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the past year"

    past(a), preceding(a), retiring(a)

    hereafter, futurity, future, time to come, forthcoming, emerging, early, prox, coming(a), latter-day, immediate, existing, inst, proximo, rising, approaching, in store(p), incoming, future day, present(a), instant, upcoming

  5. past(a), preceding(a), retiring(a)(adverb)

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

    "a retiring member of the board"

    futurity, hereafter, future, time to come, instant, emerging, incoming, upcoming, in store(p), early, inst, latter-day, immediate, rising, present(a), approaching, coming(a), existing, prox, forthcoming, proximo, future day

  6. by, past(adverb)

    so as to pass a given point

    "every hour a train goes past"

    by, aside, away, past

    futurity, time to come, hereafter, future, early, upcoming, approaching, existing, forthcoming, proximo, future day, latter-day, incoming, prox, in store(p), inst, present(a), immediate, coming(a), emerging, rising, instant

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. past(a.)

    spent, gone, ended, elapsed, gone by

  2. past(n.)

    past time, time gone by

  3. past(prep.)

    beyond, out of the reach of

  4. past(prep.)

    after (in time)

  5. past(ad.)


Translations for past

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • الماضي, ماضٍArabic
  • мінулаеBelarusian
  • миналоBulgarian
  • minulý, minulostCzech
  • Vergangenheit, Präteritum, vergangen, vorbeiGerman
  • παρελθών, τα περασμένα, πρότερος, παρελθόν, πρωτύτερος, περασμένος, πρώην, αόριστος, τέως, επέκεινα, πέρα, παρελθοντικόςGreek
  • preter, estintecoEsperanto
  • pretérito, pasadoSpanish
  • گذشتهPersian
  • mennyt, ohi, menneisyys, yli, viime, imperfekti, jälkeenFinnish
  • dernière, passé, passée, dernier, aprèsFrench
  • tar éis, i ndiaidh, caiteIrish
  • seach, an dèidh, seachadScottish Gaelic
  • עברHebrew
  • अतीतHindi
  • múlt, múlt időHungarian
  • passatoInterlingua
  • passatoItalian
  • 過去形, 過去, 過去時制Japanese
  • 과거형, 지나간, 이전의, 과거, 過去, 과거의Korean
  • ອາດີດLao
  • pagātne, pagājisLatvian
  • muaMāori
  • минатоMacedonian
  • passat, passataMaltese
  • ရှေးBurmese
  • verleden tijd, voorbije, verleden, voorbij, verder, vervlogene, afgelopenDutch
  • preteritum, forbi, bortenfor, fortidNorwegian
  • przeszłość, czas przeszłyPolish
  • passado, pretéritoPortuguese
  • trecut, trecutăRomanian
  • былое, мимо, прошлый, прошедшее время, прошлоеRussian
  • próšlo, prošlo vreme, прошлост, prošla, prošlost, prošliSerbo-Croatian
  • minulosťSlovak
  • preteklik, preteklostSlovene
  • förflutnaSwedish
  • గత, పూర్వం, భూతకాలము, గతించిన, గతకాలం, జరిగిన, వెనుక, పూర్వపు, గతం, పోయింది, జరిగిందిTelugu
  • อดีตThai
  • geçtiğimiz, geçmiş zaman, geçen, geçmiş, öncekiTurkish
  • минулеUkrainian
  • quá khứ, 過去Vietnamese

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