Synonyms for Heretofore:
adv.•before this time (adverb)
previously, before, formerly, until now, up to this time, so far.
n.hereby, hereafter, before, hereto, herewith, hereunder, foregoing, material, formerly, hereinafter, up to this time, herein. earlier, precede, previously. •heretofore (noun)
hitherto, so far, Til Now, yet, thus far, as yet, up to now, until now.
hereby, formerly, hereunder, hereinafter, herewith, hereto, herein. hereafter, foregoing. previously. material. •in time
•Other relevant words:
herewith, earlier, up to this time, hereunder, material, previously, hereto, before, formerly, herein, foregoing, precede, hereby, hereinafter, hereafter.
Usage examples for heretofore
Heretofore George had been anxious to do all the hunting along the river, but now he kept suggesting the forest to the west, and it eventually turned out that the real reason was on account of the supply of honey giving out; and he had an idea that, as they had not seen any trees with honey indications anywhere else in their wanderings, that would be the proper place to go. – The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island by Roger Thompson Finlay