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Princeton's WordNet3.7 / 3 votes

  1. previously, antecedentlyadverb

    at an earlier time or formerly

    "she had previously lived in Chicago"; "he was previously president of a bank"; "better than anything previously proposed"; "a previously unquestioned attitude"; "antecedently arranged"

    Synonyms:
    antecedently

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. erenow

    archaic term, meaning before this time. i think it's a preposition, similar to before or after.

    the judges had always pardoned him erenow, but this time they tossed him into the dungeon.

    Submitted by goaldleaf on July 2, 2023  
  2. priorly

    can be used as a synonym of "previously"

    the targets sam had priorly / previously set, were more important than his job.

    Submitted by shirani on May 17, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes4.3 / 3 votes

  1. previouslyadjective

    Synonyms:
    before, antecedently, beforehand

PPDB, the paraphrase database5.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "previously":

    earlier, formerly, already, before, above, prior, beforehand, sooner, ago, earller, former

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How to use previously in a sentence?

  1. Noel Tomnay:

    Previously Qatar's strategy had been about retaining price, in future it's going to be about retaining market share, as lots of Australian LNG comes into the market, it's inevitably going to push out some Qatari volumes from Asia.

  2. Lisa Murkowski:

    Portman is the fourth Republican to push back on the plan by McConnell, R-Ky. Previously, West Virginia Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Maine Sen. Susan Collins signaled they also oppose legislation that would repeal ObamaCare without offering a replacement. As I stated earlier this year, I can not vote to proceed to repeal the ACA [ Affordable Care Act ] without reform that allows people the choice they want, the affordability they need and the quality of care they deserve.

  3. Katy Gough:

    I have a lot of anxiety around being in a certain place at a certain time as I'm a bit of a control freak and prefer to do things at my own pace and because of this, taking public transport makes me incredibly anxious, you have no control over what time you travel, how busy it's going to be and you don't have the ability to say 'no' and turn around and go back home once you get on. I had previously had a massive panic attack on a train journey to London and now, a large part of me associates trains and public transport with anxiety and panic attacks.

  4. Federal Reserve:

    The latest economic data have come in stronger than expected, which suggests that the ultimate level of interest rates is likely to be higher than previously anticipated.

  5. Mark Ven:

    Previously we've needed complicated controls to fly drones, but now we can use a wearable device, and through human behavior and gestures directly interact with them - using a hand to control and fly drones directly, we can also control a ball, like that in Star Wars' BB-8 droid, using a wearable device as well.


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