Synonyms of past in English:

past

adjective

  • 1 memories of times past
    gone (by), over (and done with), no more, done, bygone, former, (of) old, olden, long-ago
    literary of yore
  • 2 the past few months
    last, recent, preceding
  • 3 a past chairman
    previous, former, foregoing, erstwhile, one-time, sometime, ex-
    formal quondam
    [Antonyms] present future
  • noun

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  • 1 details about her past
    history, background, life (story)
  • preposition

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  • 1 she walked past the cafe
    in front of, by
  • 2 he's past retirement age
    beyond, in excess of
  • adverb

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  • 1 they hurried past
    along, by, on
  • Phrases

    in the past

    in the past, they did not allow women to sit in the barformerlypreviouslyin days/years/times gone byin former timesin the (good) old daysin days of oldin olden timesonce (upon a time) literaryin days of yorein yesteryear

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