Definitions For Past


  • A verb tense that expresses actions or states in the past
  • The time that has elapsed
  • A earlier period in someone's life (especially one that they have reason to keep secret)
  • An earlier time : the time before the present
  • The events of a person's life, of a place, etc., before the present time


  • Of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office


  • Earlier than the present time; no longer current


  • So as to pass a given point


  • At the farther side of (something) : beyond (a particular place)
  • Up to and beyond (a person or place)
  • Later than (a time)
  • To and beyond a certain point or time

Is Past 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

Words with Friends

The word Past is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Past in a Sentence

  • She was hired based on her past experience in sales.
  • A past editor of the newspaper
  • The office is two blocks past the intersection.
  • Turn left just past the stairs.
  • We drove past the house.
  • Past, present, and future are all linked together.
  • The past of “walk” is “walked.”
  • Several weeks went past before we heard from her.

Synonyms for Past

Antonyms for Past

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