Meaning of PAST in English


Function: noun

Date: 1520

1 a : time gone by b : something that happened or was done in the past <regret the past >

2 a : the past tense of a language b : a verb form in the past tense

3 : a past life, history, or course of action especially : one that is kept secret

– past · less \ ' pas(t)-l ə s \ adjective

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.