Synonyms of 'former'
He pleaded not guilty to murdering his former wife.
He had a daughter from a previous marriage.
She is a one-time member of the Ziegfeld Follies.
He is suing his erstwhile friend and business partner.
Earlier reports of gunshots have not been confirmed.
He claimed he had no prior knowledge of the protest.
She was in her early thirties, a sometime actress, dancer and singer.
They were allowed to take account of antecedent legislation.
memories of our anterior existences
Remember him as he was in former years.
a return to the turbulence of past centuries
Mark was heartbroken when Jane returned to her old boyfriend.
He produced articles and stories on his ancient typewriter.
I love old-time music-hall songs.
Most people can be forgiven for choosing the former option.
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Above is also an adjective.
Write to the above address.
If you refer to the aforementioned person or subject, you mean the person or subject that has already been mentioned.
the aforementioned conference
Aforesaid means the same as aforementioned.
the aforesaid organizations and institutions
Thesaurus for former from the Collins English Thesaurus
Former is used to describe someone who used to have a particular job , position, or role , but no longer has it.