Synonyms and Antonyms of earlier
so as to precede something in order of time he had arrived earlier to take care of some preliminary matters Synonyms of earlier afore [chiefly dialect], already, antecedently, anteriorly, before, beforehand, ahead, formerly, preliminarily, previouslyWords Related to earlier a priori, early, prematurely; first, first off, now; before long, erelong [archaic], presently, shortly, soonNear Antonyms of earlier behind, by and by, next, subsequentlyAntonyms of earlier after, afterward (or afterwards), later
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