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Meaning of past

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adv 1: so as to pass a given point; "every hour a train goes
             past" [syn: {by}, {past}]
      adj 1: earlier than the present time; no longer current; "time
             past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the
             past year" [ant: {future}, {present(a)}]
      2: of a person who has held and relinquished a position or
         office; "a retiring member of the board" [syn: {past(a)},
         {preceding(a)}, {retiring(a)}]
      n 1: the time that has elapsed; "forget the past" [syn: {past},
           {past times}, {yesteryear}] [ant: {future}, {futurity},
           {hereafter}, {time to come}]
      2: a earlier period in someone's life (especially one that they
         have reason to keep secret); "reporters dug into the
         candidate's past"
      3: a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the past
         [syn: {past}, {past tense}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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