Another word for earlier

Adverb

before, earlier - earlier in time; previously

Example:- I had known her before

earlier, sooner - comparatives of `soon' or `early'

Example:- Come a little sooner, if you can

earlier, in the beginning, in the first place, originally, to begin with - before now

Example:- why didn't you tell me in the first place?

Adjective

earlier, earliest - (comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early

Example:- a fashion popular in earlier times

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Source : WordNet