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Synonyms for past
pæst, pɑstpast

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. past

    spent, gone by, elapsed, departed, late

    present, unspent

Princeton's WordNet

  1. past, past times, yesteryearnoun

    the time that has elapsed

    "forget the past"

    past times, yesteryear, past tense

    hereafter, futurity, time to come, future, instant, prox, rising, inst, immediate, early, in store(p), existing, incoming, coming(a), emerging, present(a), future day, proximo, forthcoming, latter-day, upcoming, approaching

  2. pastnoun

    a earlier period in someone's life (especially one that they have reason to keep secret)

    "reporters dug into the candidate's past"

    past times, yesteryear, past tense

    time to come, futurity, hereafter, future, existing, early, prox, present(a), future day, proximo, approaching, coming(a), emerging, latter-day, inst, in store(p), upcoming, rising, incoming, instant, forthcoming, immediate

  3. past, past tenseadjective

    a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the past

    past times, yesteryear, past tense

    futurity, hereafter, future, time to come, present(a), incoming, future day, existing, forthcoming, inst, rising, approaching, early, prox, coming(a), latter-day, in store(p), instant, proximo, upcoming, immediate, emerging

  4. pastadjective

    earlier than the present time; no longer current

    "time past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the past year"

    past(a), preceding(a), retiring(a)

    hereafter, futurity, future, time to come, forthcoming, emerging, early, prox, coming(a), latter-day, immediate, existing, inst, proximo, rising, approaching, in store(p), incoming, future day, present(a), instant, upcoming

  5. past(a), preceding(a), retiring(a)adverb

    of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office

    "a retiring member of the board"

    futurity, hereafter, future, time to come, instant, emerging, incoming, upcoming, in store(p), early, inst, latter-day, immediate, rising, present(a), approaching, coming(a), existing, prox, forthcoming, proximo, future day

  6. by, pastadverb

    so as to pass a given point

    "every hour a train goes past"

    by, aside, away

    futurity, time to come, hereafter, future, early, upcoming, approaching, existing, forthcoming, proximo, future day, latter-day, incoming, prox, in store(p), inst, present(a), immediate, coming(a), emerging, rising, instant

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pastadjective

    spent, gone, ended, elapsed, gone by

  2. pastnoun

    past time, time gone by

  3. pastprep.

    beyond, out of the reach of

  4. pastprep.

    after (in time)

  5. pastadjective


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How to use past in a sentence?

  1. Mario M Cuomo:

    We must get the American public to look past the glitter, beyond the showmanship, to the reality, the hard substance of things. And we'll do it ... not so much with speeches that will bring people to their feet as with speeches that bring people to their senses.

  2. Scott Shelton:

    The market's gotten really short over the past two weeks... and now you're seeing sudden covering.

  3. Tommy Paul:

    He played very aggressive tennis and was more unpredictable than players I have faced in the past, he didn't give me much room to execute my game but I got through it by finding different solutions. I executed my game in a different way.

  4. Anna Faris:

    The past seven years on' Mom' have been some of the most fulfilling and rewarding of my career, i'm so thankful to [ creator ] Chuck [ Lorre ], the writers, and my amazing castmates for creating a truly wonderful work experience.

  5. Philip Breedlove:

    What we do see is that the Russian-backed forces have renewed capability now to bring pressure on the Ukrainian forces and have in several places moved the line of contact to the west and this is concerning, we are beginning to see the (heat) signatures of air defence systems and electronic warfare systems that have accompanied past Russian troop movements into Ukraine.

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  • الماضي, ماضٍArabic
  • мінулаеBelarusian
  • миналоBulgarian
  • minulý, minulostCzech
  • Vergangenheit, Präteritum, vergangen, vorbeiGerman
  • παρελθών, τα περασμένα, πρότερος, παρελθόν, πρωτύτερος, περασμένος, πρώην, αόριστος, τέως, επέκεινα, πέρα, παρελθοντικόςGreek
  • preter, estintecoEsperanto
  • pretérito, pasadoSpanish
  • گذشتهPersian
  • mennyt, ohi, menneisyys, yli, viime, imperfekti, jälkeenFinnish
  • dernière, passé, passée, dernier, aprèsFrench
  • tar éis, i ndiaidh, caiteIrish
  • seach, an dèidh, seachadScottish Gaelic
  • עברHebrew
  • अतीतHindi
  • múlt, múlt időHungarian
  • passatoInterlingua
  • passatoItalian
  • 過去形, 過去, 過去時制Japanese
  • 과거형, 지나간, 이전의, 과거, 過去, 과거의Korean
  • ອາດີດLao
  • pagātne, pagājisLatvian
  • muaMāori
  • минатоMacedonian
  • passat, passataMaltese
  • ရှေးBurmese
  • verleden tijd, voorbije, verleden, voorbij, verder, vervlogene, afgelopenDutch
  • preteritum, forbi, bortenfor, fortidNorwegian
  • przeszłość, czas przeszłyPolish
  • passado, pretéritoPortuguese
  • trecut, trecutăRomanian
  • былое, мимо, прошлый, прошедшее время, прошлоеRussian
  • próšlo, prošlo vreme, прошлост, prošla, prošlost, prošliSerbo-Croatian
  • minulosťSlovak
  • preteklik, preteklostSlovene
  • förflutnaSwedish
  • గత, పూర్వం, భూతకాలము, గతించిన, గతకాలం, జరిగిన, వెనుక, పూర్వపు, గతం, పోయింది, జరిగిందిTelugu
  • อดีตThai
  • geçtiğimiz, geçmiş zaman, geçen, geçmiş, öncekiTurkish
  • минулеUkrainian
  • quá khứ, 過去Vietnamese

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