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heretofore

[ heer-tuh-fawr, -fohr ]SEE DEFINITION OF heretofore

Synonyms for heretofore

  • formerly
  • previously
  • before
  • before this
  • since
  • so far
  • until now
  • up to this time
MOST RELEVANT

Antonyms for heretofore

  • currently
  • future
  • presently
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HERETOFORE

One of mine, as I have heretofore said, is to give an ugly likeness.

It had armed her for all combats, as heretofore it had armed the martyrs.

An authority, heretofore latent, flashed from his whole personality.

But, heretofore, his promises had been of a strictly business nature.

He had heretofore been my friend; henceforth he was my slave, yet, let me add, none the less my friend.

My heart, as I have heretofore said, is a sincere sharer in all your distresses.

Oh Monsieur heretofore the Marquis, I pray you be you true to me!

Together, as heretofore, they prepared their meal, then sat down in silence to eat it.

Their gait was springier, their glance more forthright than heretofore.

The submarine had heretofore been an untried form of war craft.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, from here + obsolete Old English toforan.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HERETOFORE

already

adverbbefore expected time

no longer

phrasenot any more
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