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synonyms for once

  • already
  • before
  • earlier
  • formerly
  • late
  • previously
  • erstwhile
  • a single time
  • at one time
  • away back
  • back
  • back when
  • but once
  • bygone
  • heretofore
  • in the old days
  • in the olden days
  • in times gone by
  • in times past
  • long ago
  • old
  • on one occasion
  • once only
  • once upon a time
  • one
  • one time before
  • one time previously
  • only one time
  • quondam
  • sometime
  • this time
  • time was
  • whilom
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antonyms for once

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  • currently
  • future
  • later
  • presently
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How to use once in a sentence

He held it, but it was without pressure; without recognizance of the delight with which he once grasped it.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
When his lordship retired early, as was his custom, the other men adjourned once more to the billiard-room.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
As Spain, however, has fallen from the high place she once held, her colonial system has also gone down.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Each picture bore a label, giving a true description of the once-honoured gem.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
And once more, she found herself desiring to be like Janet--not only in appearance, but in soft manner and tone.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
The women at once rose and began to shake out their draperies and relax their muscles.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Squinty, several times, looked at the hole under the pen, by which he had once gotten out.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Afterwards we saw you once or twice at tea at the Ritz, and you took off your hat, so you must have remembered then.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Our class has swelled to about a dozen persons now, and a good many others come and play to him once or twice and then go.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
The case may be kept in a light position, and when once under way it will rarely need any additional water.
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WORDS RELATED TO ONCE

  • as of now
  • at present
  • before
  • before now
  • but now
  • by now
  • by that time
  • by the time mentioned
  • by then
  • by this time
  • earlier
  • even now
  • formerly
  • heretofore
  • in the past
  • just now
  • now
  • once
  • previously
  • then
  • up to now
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