Words and phrases whose definition contains earlier:   (133 results)

., above, above-mentioned, above-named, age of consent, amalgam, amended return, amora, antecede, antecedently, antedate, antediluvian, anterior, anticipate, antiquated, antique, archaeozoic, archaic, archeozoic, asura, atavism, backa, backdate, back away, back out, bank statement, before, bel, caenogenesis, cainogenesis, case law, cenogenesis, change of mind, come back, common law, counter-revolutionist, counterproposal, counterrevolutionary, counterrevolutionist, crawfish, crawfish out, cross-examiner, cross-questioner, cut back, cut short, date back, date from, declination, decline, down, earliness, enact, false saber-toothed tiger, flashback, flip-flop, follow-up, followup, footprint, foredate, forefather, forego, formera, fossilisation, fossilization, geological period, go back, hark back, hold over, improvement, intervene, intrusion, kainogenesis, kenogenesis, long-play, long-playing, melioration, middle, navigator, neoclassic, neoclassical, neoteny, none, nonmodern, old, palimpsest, past, period, pertain, phase iv, phase iv clinical trials, precede, precedent, precocious dentition, predate, predecease, previously, primitive, priora, pull back, pull in one's horns, recall, recapitualtion, recapitulate, recapitulation, reconsideration, reenact, reexamination, relation, relation back, repeat, reprise, reprize, retract, retreat, return, returning, reversal, reversion, reverting, review, rollback, rudiment, runoff, slow, smart, supra, theory of inheritance, throwback, turnabout, turnaround, unteach, upgrade, withdraw

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See earlier used in context: 3 rhymes, 2 Shakespeare works, several books and articles.

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