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adjective as in back

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adjective as in past

preposition as in up

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But by the time a critical wanted poster sent via fax arrived, more than two hours elapsed.

Forty-five minutes were estimated to have elapsed from the time the stabbing began until the killer left.

During the moment which elapsed between her reply and my answer I thought of a thousand responses to that innocent confession.

More than a year elapsed before Hawes found an attorney willing to handle the pardon request.

The 24 years that have elapsed have already blurred the small details, the memories and the feelings.

As so much time has elapsed since the orders were given, the persons that ordered them are quite impotent.

Smoke not before breakfast, nor till an hour has elapsed after a good meal.

The inscription of the Rupuath Rock has the words: "Two hundred and fifty years have elapsed since the departure of the teacher."

Not until forty-four years had elapsed did she renew her acquaintance with the family in the person of Peter Ilich.

Pernambuco had during the half century which had elapsed since the expulsion of the Dutch had time to recruit.


On this page you'll find 104 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to elapsed, such as: delayed, former, past, overdue, and previous.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.