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beforehand

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of beforehand

  1. 1 before the usual or expected time if you arrive beforehand, we won't be entirely prepared yet Synonyms of beforehand early, inopportunely, precociously, prematurely, unseasonablyWords Related to beforehand immediately, instantly, presently, promptly, pronto, punctually; apropos, betimes, seasonablyAntonyms of beforehand belatedly, late, tardily

  2. 2 so as to precede something in order of time if you get ready beforehand, you won't have to rush at the last minute Synonyms of beforehand afore [chiefly dialect], already, antecedently, anteriorly, before, ahead, earlier, formerly, preliminarily, previouslyWords Related to beforehand a priori, early, prematurely; first, first off, now; before long, erelong [archaic], presently, shortly, soonNear Antonyms of beforehand behind, by and by, next, subsequentlyAntonyms of beforehand after, afterward (or afterwards), later



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