Synonyms for earlier

Synonyms for (adj) earlier

Synonyms: earlier, earliest

Definition: (comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early

Usage: a fashion popular in earlier times; his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher; Verdi's earliest and most raucous opera

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Definition: at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time

Usage: early morning; an early warning; early diagnosis; an early death; took early retirement; an early spring; early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties

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