Former synonyms

fôr'mər
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Comparative form of early: more early
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(Informal) Premature; occurring too soon.
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Of that which comes before, in advance.
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The definition of erstwhile is something from an earlier time.
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That once was; former:
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Being the second of two persons or things mentioned:
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Being located higher on the same page or on a preceding page. [First attested in the mid 18th century.]
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Previously said, written, etc.; preceding
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Occurring before or in front of something else, in time, place, rank or sequence.
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Mentioned or named before; aforesaid.
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Having been such previously
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Having been formerly; former:
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Previous, from.
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Of or toward the end or more advanced part, as of a period or stage:
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Done, made, etc. just before the present time; modern; new
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Withdrawn from one's occupation, business, or office; having finished one's active working life.
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Being so at that time:
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(Postmodifier) Following expressions of time to indicate how long ago something happened; ago. [from 15th c.]
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Gone by; past:
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Of times long past; belonging to the early history of the world, esp. before the end of the Western Roman Empire (a.d. 476)
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Of, related to, or occurring in the past:
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From or relating to a previous era.
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Effective in the future. Newly enacted laws and constitutional decisions are almost always applied prospectively.
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Going before; preceding.
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(Botany) In front of and facing away from the axis or stem.
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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.
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An interval separating two points of this quantity; a duration.
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Having been such previously
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Occurring in the near future:
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Of a different time or era either future or past:
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A grammatical intensifier, often used in describing something positive. (Mostly in idioms like good old, big old and little old, any old and some old.)
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Occurring only on one occasion.
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The definition of sometime is occasional.
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Of or pertaining to anamnesis
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Former.
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Having been such previously
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Having been such previously
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No longer living; dead.
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Having been such previously
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Having been such previously
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(Obsolete) First.
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Having been such previously
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Formerly such; former
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A person thus retired
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The definition of future is something that is going to happen.
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The definition of next is just before or after.
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The definition of current is something that is happening now or something that is up to date.
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Being at hand or in attendance:
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Located near the stern of a vessel or the rear or an aircraft or spacecraft.
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Following, next in order.
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Coming next, either in sequence or in time.
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Coming after; following in time, place, or order
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Refers to the actions, consequences, and repercussions which result from some prior stimulus or event.
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Find another word for former. In this page you can discover 53 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for former, like: earlier, previous, prior, erstwhile, quondam, latter, above, foregoing, preceding, above-mentioned and onetime.