English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'beforehand'

(adverb) 
Definition
early
How could she tell beforehand that I was going to go out?
Synonyms
in advance
The subject of the talk is announced a week in advance.
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before
The war had ended only a month or so before.
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earlier
For reasons mentioned earlier, I will not be able to attend.
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already
They've spent nearly a billion dollars on it already.
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sooner
I thought she would have recovered sooner.
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ahead
You go on ahead. I'll catch you up later.
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previously
Previously she had no time to work in her own garden.
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in anticipation
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before now
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ahead of time

Additional synonyms

in the sense of ahead
You go on ahead. I'll catch you up later.
Synonyms
in advance,
in the lead,
in the vanguard
in the sense of already
Definition
before an implied or expected time
They've spent nearly a billion dollars on it already.
Synonyms
before now,
at present,
by now,
by then,
even now,
by this time,
just now,
by that time,
heretofore,
as of now
in the sense of before
Definition
previously
The war had ended only a month or so before.
Synonyms
in advance,
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