past

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past is part of the Basic English 850.
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past is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
past

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Noun[change]

Singular
past

Plural
pasts

  1. (uncountable) A time before now.
    In the past, many years ago, I was a good doctor.
  2. (grammar) Past means the past tense.

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Adjective[change]

Positive
past

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. done
    The harvest is past. It finished in October.

Preposition[change]

Preposition
past

  1. by; beside
    I watched as he walked past the museum window from north to south.