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Synonyms for once

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. once, one time, in one caseadverb

    on one occasion

    "once I ran into her"

    in one case, erstwhile, erst, at one time, formerly, one time

  2. onceadverb

    as soon as

    "once we are home, we can rest"

    in one case, erstwhile, erst, at one time, formerly, one time

  3. once, formerly, at one time, erstwhile, erstadverb

    at a previous time

    "at one time he loved her"; "her erstwhile writing"; "she was a dancer once";

    at once, erst, at one time, formerly, erstwhile, at a time, one time, in one case

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. onceadjective

    for one time

  2. onceadjective

    formerly, in former times

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "once":

    after, again, when, upon, formerly, if, ever, where, someday

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  1. Mike Huckabee:

    Ninety-three million Americans don't have jobs, and many of them who do have seen their full-time job with benefits they once had become two part-time jobs with no benefits at all.

  2. Ted Kennedy:

    Bullies may land a punch, they might leave a mark. But they have never, not once, in the history of our United States, managed to match the strength and spirit of a people united in defense of their future.

  3. Mitch Landrieu:

    These monuments will be preserved until an appropriate place to display them is determined. Once removed, we will have the opportunity to join together and select new unifying symbols that truly reflect who we are today.

  4. Rudy Tanzi:

    It's possible that APOE4 either increases amyloid burden in women more than men. Or, perhaps, once amyloid accumulates, it leads to a fast cascade of pathology and neurodegenration in women versus men.

  5. Photographer Danila Tkachenko:

    School, work, family -- once in this cycle, you are a prisoner of your own position and have to do what you're supposed to, you should be pragmatic and strong, or become an outcast or a lunatic. How (do you) remain yourself in the midst of this?

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