Definition of a thing of the past
- The disease is mostly a thing of the past.
: an object or entity not precisely designated or capable of being designated
: an inanimate object distinguished from a living being
: a separate and distinct individual quality, fact, idea, or usually entity
: just gone or elapsed
: having existed or taken place in a period before the present : bygone
: beyond the age for or of
: at the farther side of : beyond
: time gone by
: something that happened or was done in the past
: the past tense of a language
: so as to reach and go beyond a point near at hand
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