Part of speech:
Preceding in time; earlier; previous; former
The definition of former is something that happened in the past or a previously held role.
Located near the stern of a vessel or the rear or an aircraft or spacecraft.
(Not comparable) Not current.
Least likely or expected:
Going before; preceding.
(Botany) In front of and facing away from the axis or stem.
(Grammar) Of, relating to, or being a verb tense or form used to express an action or condition prior to the time it is expressed.
Something that came before, hence preceded the event currently in question, such as a previously decided case. It may serve as a model for the interpretation of a law, or disposition as a case.
(Dated) Next to the driver, when he is on foot; (US) on the left of an animal or a team.
Next before the present one
An interval separating two points of this quantity; a duration.
To be of an earlier date than; precede in time.
(Obs.) To go past
To forfeit is to give something up or have something taken away, often as a penalty for doing something wrong or in order to make something else possible.
To give way; to allow another to pass first.
To give up possession of or power over; yield to another on demand or compulsion
(Baseball) To execute a sacrifice
Renounce is defined as to give up a claim, belief, a practice or to refuse further association with someone.
Refrain is defined as to keep from doing, feeling or saying something.
To stop, discontinue, or resign from
To pronounce; utter:
The definition of forsake is to abandon or to give up something.
To eschew is defined as to purposely try to stay away from or to avoid.
To deserve or call for; require:
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