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past

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the events or experience of former times
  • we spent a pleasant evening recalling the past together

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having been such at some previous time
  • a past editor of the newspaper

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Synonyms & Antonyms of past (Entry 3 of 3)

1 on or to the farther side of
  • I drive past the school every day

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2 subsequent to in time or order
  • it's ten minutes past six o'clock

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The first known use of past was in the 14th century

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“Past.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/past. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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