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former

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of former

  1. 1 having been such at some previous time the coach is a former professional baseball player Synonyms of former erstwhile, late, old, once, onetime, other, past, quondam, sometime, whilom Words Related to former bygone, dead, defunct, departed, expired, extinct, gone, long-ago, vanished Near Antonyms of former contemporary, current, extant, ongoing, present, present-day; coming, future, prospective, unborn

  2. 2 going before another in time or order the former manual had some errors, but the current version has its own problems Synonyms of former antecedent, anterior, foregoing, previous, precedent, preceding, priorWords Related to former advance, early, premature; earliest, first, inaugural, initial, maiden, original, pioneer; preexisting; introductory, preliminary; erstwhile, whilomNear Antonyms of former advanced, late; closing, concluding, final, last, latest, latter, terminal, ultimateAntonyms of former after, ensuing, following, later, posterior, subsequent, succeeding



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