Definitions For Earlier

adjective

  • (comparative and superlative of early') more early than; most early

adverb

  • Earlier in time; previously
  • Before now
  • Comparatives of soon' or early'

verb

  • At or near the beginning of a period of time or a process, activity, series, etc.
  • Before the usual or expected time

Is Earlier a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
7
Words with Friends
8

The word Earlier is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Earlier in a Sentence

  • Early in his career he moved to the city.
  • A word first recorded early in the 17th century
  • They were trailing by a touchdown early in the fourth quarter.
  • The early symptoms of the disease
  • The early part of the book is better than the later part.
  • We had an early spring this year.

Synonyms for Earlier

Antonyms for Earlier

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