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Entry Word: early
Function: adjective
Text: 1 relating to or occurring near the beginning of a process, series, or time period <early birds of the Jurassic period>
Synonyms ancient, primal, primeval, primitive, primordial
Related Words aged, antediluvian, antiquated, antique, hoary
Near Antonyms advanced, complex
Antonyms late
2 occurring before the usual or expected time <we had an early dinner so as not to miss the concert>
Synonyms inopportune, precocious, premature, unseasonable, untimely
Related Words unanticipated, unexpected; abrupt, sudden
Near Antonyms slow, tardy; anticipated, expected
Antonyms late