Definition of earlier:
Synonyms for earlier:
primarily, early, already, since, at one time, advance, former, one day, precedent, ago, preferably, prior, afore, past, anteriorly, previous, previously, formerly, in the beginning, anterior, before, antecedent, beforehand, ahead, in front, primitively, antecedently, originally, sooner, precede, earliest, first, preliminary, front, to begin with, rather, forward, by the time, once, in the first place, barely, time, preliminarily.
- "Amy Herbert", Elizabeth Sewell.
- "The Limit", Ada Leverson.
- "The Red Mustang", William O. Stoddard.