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Related / Similar Words: past tense, past times, yesteryear, yore, by

 

Definition:
  • a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the past;
  • the time that has elapsed; "forget the past";
  • a earlier period in someone''s life (especially one that they have reason to keep secret); "reporters dug into the candidate''s past";
  • earlier than the present time; no longer current; "time past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the past year";
  • a verb tense or other construction referring to events or states that existed at some previous time; "past participle";
  • so as to pass a given point; "every hour a train goes past";

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    See Also: noncurrent, old, outgoing

     

    Hyponyms: preterit, preterite, bygone, water under the bridge, old, history, time immemorial, time out of mind, auld langsyne, langsyne, old times, the good old days, yesterday

     

    Pertainyms: past tense

     

    Attributes: timing

     

    Part Meronyms: life

     

    Anagrams: spat, taps

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 过去   Dutch: verleden and verleden tijd  
    Finnish: imperfekti and menneisyys   French: passé  
    German: Vergangenheit   Greek: παρελθόν and αόριστος  
    Hungarian: múlt and múlt idő   Italian: passato  
    Japanese: 過去   Korean: 과거 and 과거형  
    Maltese: passat   Norwegian: fortid and preteritum  
    Portuguese: passado   Russian: прошедшее время and прошлое  
    Serbian: prošlo vreme and prošlost   Slovene: preteklik and preteklost  
    Spanish: pasado   Swedish: förflutna  
    Telugu: పూర్వం  
     
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