former - English Synonyms Dictionary

former

adj.
[1] previous , earlier , prior , ex- , one-time , preceding , erstwhile , late , latest , last , recent , ci-devant , quondam , (Archaic) whilom
[2] old , past , bygone , ancient , (pre)historic , departed , antediluvian
[3] erstwhile , old , onetime , one-time , quondam , sometime
[4] late , previous
[5] early , other