1. (v.) of or pertaining to a former time or state; neither present nor future; gone by; elapsed; ended; spent; as, past troubles; past offences.

2. (n.) A former time or state; a state of things gone by.

3. (prep.) Beyond, in position, or degree; further than; beyond the reach or influence of.

4. (prep.) Beyond, in time; after; as, past the hour.

5. (prep.) Above; exceeding; more than.

6. (adv.) By; beyond; as, he ran past.

above above and beyond across after ago ancient antecedent anterior antiquated antique antiquity aorist aoristic background before behind beyond biography blown over by bygone bygone days bypast career chronology close by continuity dated days beyond recall days gone by days of old days of yore dead dead and buried dead and gone deceased defunct departed disused done duration durative duree early elapsed erstwhile existence expired extinct finished fore foregoing foretime forgotten former former times future future perfect gone gone glimmering gone out gone-by has-been heretofore historical present history immemorial imperfect in excess of irrecoverable lang syne lapsed last lastingness late later than life lifetime nearby no more obsolete old old times olden olden times on once onetime out out of style out of use outside outworn over over and above passe passed passed away past perfect perfect perfective period pluperfect point tense precedent prehistoric present present perfect preterit preteritive previous primeval primitive prior progressive tense psychological time quondam recent run out since sometime space space-time subsequent to tense term the future the past the present then tide time timebinding too deep for vanished while whilom without wound up yesterday yesteryear yore


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