the past

Definition of the past

  1. 1 :  an earlier time :  the time before the present happy memories of the past In the past, there was a company luncheon every month.

  2. 2 grammar :  a verb tense that is used to refer to the past :  the past tense The past of “walk” is “walked.”

Word by Word Definitions

pastplay
  1. :  ago

    :  just gone or elapsed

    :  having existed or taken place in a period before the present :  bygone

  1. :  beyond the age for or of

    :  after

    :  at the farther side of :  beyond

  1. :  time gone by

    :  something that happened or was done in the past

    :  the past tense of a language

  1. :  so as to reach and go beyond a point near at hand


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