Earlier Meaning

There are 4 meaning(s) for word Earlier

Earlier Meaning 1 : comparatives of `soon' or `early'

    Example : came earlier than I expected

    Synonyms : sooner
Earlier Meaning 2 : (comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early

    Example : a fashion popular in earlier times,his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher

    Synonyms : earliest
Earlier Meaning 3 : earlier in time; previously

    Example : he called me the day before but your call had come even earlier,her parents had died four years earlier,I mentioned that problem earlier

    Synonyms : before
Earlier Meaning 4 : before now

    Synonyms : in the beginning,  in the first place,  originally,  to begin with