Synonyms for past
antiquity, long ago, past times, old times, years ago, good old days, good old times, ancient times, former times, days gone by, auld lang syne, yore, days of old, days of yore, yesterday.
Antonyms future*, the present, tomorrow.
knowledge, happenings, events; see history.
secret affair, love affair, amour, hidden past, bronzed past, scarlet past, scarlet letter, scarlet A.
See past in Webster's New World Roget's A-Z Thesaurus II
Just gone by or elapsed: antecedent, anterior, earlier, foregoing, former, precedent, preceding, previous, prior. See time
Having been such previously: erstwhile, former, late, old, once, onetime, previous, quondam, sometime, whilom. See precede
Past events surrounding a person or thing: background, history. See happen
A former period of time or of one's life: yesterday, yesteryear, yore. Idioms: bygone days, days gone by, the good old days, the old days. See time
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