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bygone

by·gone

bygone

 
 
pronunciation:
baI gawn
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
phrases:
let bygones be bygones
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part of speech: adjective
definition: gone by; former; past.
a bygone era
synonyms:
departed, former, gone, old, past, previous
antonyms:
forthcoming
similar words:
ancient, dead, elder, old-fashioned, old-time, olden
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part of speech: noun
definition: (usu. pl.) something that has happened in the past.
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phrase: let bygones be bygones