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(Adjective) Past participle of passen.

Noun

Singular
past

Plural
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  1. The period of time that has already happened, in contrast to the present and the future.
  2. (grammar) The past tense.

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Adjective

past (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
past

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Having already happened; in the past; finished.
    past glories
  2. Relating to the past.
    past tense
  3. (of a period of time) the one before this one
    during the past year

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Adverb

past (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
past

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. in a direction that passes
    I watched him walk past

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Preposition

past

  1. beyond in place, quantity or time
    the room past mine
    count past twenty
    past Midnight

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Czech

Noun

past f

  1. trap

Dutch

Verb

past

  1. second person singular present tense of passen
  2. third person singular present tense of passen

Slovene

Noun

past f

  1. trap

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