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earlier

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of earlier

  1. 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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