Synonyms for aforetime

Grammar : Adv
Spell : uh-fawr-tahym, uh-fohr-
Phonetic Transcription : əˈfɔrˌtaɪm, əˈfoʊr-

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Définition of aforetime

Origin :
  • early 15c., "before the present, in the past," from afore + time (n.).
  • As in before : adv earlier
  • As in beforetime : adv earlier
  • As in formerly : adv previously in time or order
Example sentences :
  • But that, look you, landeth us on the self place where we were at aforetime: who be they that believe?
  • Extract from : « Clare Avery » by Emily Sarah Holt
  • Aforetime when the Tecuyas came against us, they were as our brothers.
  • Extract from : « The Arrow-Maker » by Mary Austin
  • Wherefore have I said unto you aforetime, 'I came not to call the righteous.'
  • Extract from : « Esoteric Christianity, or The Lesser Mysteries » by Annie Besant
  • And you too, O Priam, I have heard that you were aforetime happy.
  • Extract from : « The Iliad » by Homer
  • For your will is probably no stronger now than it was aforetime.
  • Extract from : « Mental Efficiency » by Arnold Bennett
  • But we on whom He has had it aforetime, how unbelieving and hopeless we are apt to be!
  • Extract from : « The King's Daughters » by Emily Sarah Holt
  • I believe we were aforetime the best noted ‘heretics’ in all Colchester.
  • Extract from : « The King's Daughters » by Emily Sarah Holt
  • He was alert and enthusiastic now, where aforetime he was passive and plucky.
  • Extract from : « The Brentons » by Anna Chapin Ray
  • And she answered, as she had aforetime,—‘I would He would come!’
  • Extract from : « Robin Tremayne » by Emily Sarah Holt
  • For how little hath happed that ever I looked for aforetime!
  • Extract from : « Joyce Morrell's Harvest » by Emily Sarah Holt

Antonyms for aforetime

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