Complete Definition of "past"

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English

rank|six|comes|stand|496|past|suppose|else|entered

Pronunciation
päst, /pɑːst/, /<tt>pA:st</tt>/
audio|en-us-past.ogg|Audio (US)
:Homophones: passed
:Rhymes:English:-ɑːst|Rhymes: -ɑːst

Etymology
(Adjective) past participle of|passen

Noun
en-noun

  1. The period of time that has already happened, in contrast to the present and the future.
  2. grammar The past tense.

Translations
trans-top|The period of time that has already happened
Arabic: Arab|ماضي IPAchar|(māɖi) m
Chinese: 过去 (guòqu)
Czech: minulost f
Dutch: verleden n
Finnish: menneisyys
French: passé#French|passé m
German: Vergangenheit f
Greek: παρελθόν (parelthón) n
Hungarian: múlt
Italian: passato m
Japanese: 過去 (かこ, kako)
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Korean: 과거 (gwageo)
Maltese: passat m, passata f
Norwegian: fortid
Portuguese: passado m
Russian: прошлое (próšloje) n, былое (bylóje) n
Serbian: prošlost f
Slovene: preteklost f
Spanish: pasado m
Swedish: förflutna
Telugu: పూర్వం (poorvaM)
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trans-top|(grammar) The past tense
Dutch: verleden tijd m
Finnish: imperfekti
French: passé#French|passé m
Greek: αόριστος (aóristos) m
Hungarian: múlt idő
Italian: passato m
trans-mid
Korean: 과거형 (gwageohyeong)
Maltese: passat
Norwegian: preteritum
Russian: прошедшее время (prošédšeje vrémja) n
Serbian: prošlo vreme
Slovene: preteklik m
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Adjective
en-adj

  1. Having already happened; in the past; finished.

#:past glories

  1. Relating to the past.

#:past tense

  1. (of a period of time) the one before this one

#:during the past year

Translations
trans-top|Having already happened; in the past
Dutch: voorbij, voorbije, afgelopen
French: passé#French|passé
German: vergangen
Greek: περασμένος (perazménos) m, παρελθών (parelthón) m, πρότερος (próteros) m, πρωτύτερος (protíteros) m, τα περασμένα (ta perazména) n|p
Italian: passato
trans-mid
Korean: 지나간 (jinagan)
Maltese: passat m, passata f
Russian: прошлый (próšlyj)
Serbian: prošli m, prošla f, próšlo n
Telugu: పూర్వపు (poorvapu)
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trans-top|Relating to the past
Dutch: voorbij, voorbije, verleden
French: passé#French|passé
Greek: παρελθοντικός (pareltho[n]dikós) m
trans-mid
Italian: passato
Korean: 과거의 (gwageo-ui)
Serbian: prošli m, prošla f, próšlo n
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trans-top|(of a period of time) the one before this one
Dutch: voorbij, voorbije
Finnish: viime
French: dernier
Greek: περασμένος (perazménos) m, παρελθών (parelthón) m, πρώην (próin) m, τέως (téos) m, πρότερος (próteros) m, πρωτύτερος (protíteros) m
trans-mid
Korean: 이전의 (ijeon-ui)
Serbian: prošli m, prošla f, próšlo n
Telugu: గత (gata)
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Adverb
en-adv

  1. in a direction that passes

#:I watched him walk past

Translations

Dutch: voorbij
Greek: επέκεινα (epécina), πέρα (péra)
mid
Russian: мимо (mímo)

Preposition
past

  1. beyond in place, quantity or time

#:the room past mine
#:count past twenty
#:past Midnight

Translations

Dutch: voorbij, verder
Greek: πέρα (péra)
mid
Norwegian: forbi, bortenfor

Related terms
past master
past participle
past perfect
past tense
past it

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Category:English prepositions
Category:Time


Czech

Noun
past f

  1. trap

Category:Czech nouns


Dutch

Verb
past

  1. second person singular present tense of passen
  2. third person singular present tense of passen

Slovene

Noun
past f

  1. trap

Category:Slovene nouns

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