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earlier

ear·li·er

earlier

 
pronunciation:
uhr li r
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
part of speech: adjective
definition: comparative of early.
antonyms:
later
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: at a prior time; previously.
You said earlier that you would pick up the pizza.
synonyms:
before, previously
antonyms:
later, subsequently