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long ago

[ lawng-uh-goh, long- ]SEE DEFINITION OF long ago

Synonyms for long ago

  • earlier
  • early
  • late
  • old
  • preceding
  • previous
  • prior
  • recent
  • ancient
  • bygone
  • latter
  • over
  • ages ago
  • ancient history
  • back when
  • behind one
  • bypast
  • down memory lane
  • erstwhile
  • ex-
  • foregoing
  • gone-by
  • good old days
  • latter-day
  • long-ago
  • olden days
  • once
  • one-time
  • quondam
  • retired
  • sometime
  • time was
  • way back
  • way back when
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Antonyms for long ago

  • after
  • current
  • future
  • later
  • on time
  • modern
  • new
  • present
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LONG AGO

No doubt the site of this early structure has long ago been submerged.

She did not weep: long ago she had exhausted the relief of tears.

Long ago, she had lost track of her father; her mother she had never known.

Katy could tell you that long ago I said to her that I did not believe Eileen was my sister.

Sing me the songs that to me were so deah Long, long ago, long ago.

This was said long ago, and it is not exactly what the wise man meant.

"I am thinking of an August day long ago," said Seth, solemnly and softly.

He had turned as if to gaze after the long ago departed train.

The rusted tools were found which the men had thrown down so long ago.

She would like to taste some like those which he long ago gave her.

WORD ORIGIN

1834, from long (adj.) + ago.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LONG AGO

anciently

adverbin ancient times
  • back when
  • eons ago
  • in days of yore
  • long ago
  • of old
  • olden days
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