Synonyms for Past:


dead (adjective)
different time (adjective)
erstwhile, following, future, late, next, prior, then, bygone, former, previous.
old (adjective)
olden, former (adjective)
ancient, bygone, earlier, erstwhile, late, old, once, quondam, retired, sometime.
past (adjective)
ago, ancient, bygone, former, historical, old, old-time, previous, primeval, primordial, yore, yesterday's, anteceding.
preceding, done (adjective)
ago, antecedent, anterior, completed, finished, foregoing, former, precedent, previous, prior.


anterior, at, fast, foregoing, forward, half-hour, AM. about, across, after, ahead, along, apart, around, before, earlier, retired. behind, beyond, face, in front, opposite, rear, rearmost, up front, in the background, farther than, at someone's heels. already, at one time, precedent, previously, time, one day. all, here, once, onetime, precede, quondam, sometime, when, This, Until, Whenever, Whilom. confidence, confidentiality, conspiracy of silence, intimacy, secrecy, secret, stealth, trade secret, hidden agenda, state secret. anymore, complete, completed, exhausted, finished, through, up, at an end, mission accomplished. aspect, auxiliary, conjugation, copula, DO, auxiliary verb, the active, the conditional, the first person, the future. belatedly, overdue, last minute, at the last moment/minute, be out of time, not a moment too soon, running late. the good old days, the past, the mists of time/history, turn/set/put the clock back. different time (noun)
days gone by.
duration (noun)
past (noun)
antecedent, history, yesterday, yesteryear, bygone days.
suspect (noun)
accuse, anticipate, expect, fear, guess.
time (noun)
time gone by (noun)
history, yesterday, yesteryear, yore, days gone by.
water under the bridge (noun)
days gone by.

Other synonyms:

anymore, beyond, completed, exhausted, finished, previously, rear, rearmost, Whilom, last minute, up front. anterior, face, opposite. already, before, behind, foregoing, overdue, precedent. complete, through. up. Other relevant words:
about, across, ago, ahead, along, already, anterior, anymore, apart, at, before, behind, beyond, completed, earlier, exhausted, face, finished, foregoing, forward, in front, once, onetime, precedent, previously, quondam, retired, sometime, the good old days, through, time, up, Whilom, farther than, at an end.

Usage examples for past

  1. " Albert-" " Oh, I don't put anything past you. – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  2. In the Comanache camp, things were much as they had been for many days past – Dusty Star by Olaf Baker
  3. He was long past any help we could give. – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell