Definition of heretofore:
in so far, to that extent, to that degree, as yet, still, yet, nonetheless, hitherto, withal, til now, formerly, nevertheless, precede, up to now, all the same, thus far, in time, previously, until now, insofar, however, even, before, up to this time, so far, earlier, notwithstanding, even so, to date.
- "Dorothy Dale at Glenwood School", Margaret Penrose.
Heretofore he had known her as a thoughtful, serious- minded woman, with a leaning to melancholy; and this unexpected and evidently enjoyable flight- or plunge- into pure nonsense, caused him a distinct uneasiness.- "The Pines of Lory", John Ames Mitchell.
- "A Letter of Credit", Susan Warner.