preterit

[adj] - (grammar) a verb tense used to relate past action 2. [n] - a term formerly used to refer to the simple past tense
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Preterit

Pret'er·it adjective [ Latin praeteritus , past participle of praeterire to go or pass by; praeter beyond, by + ire to go: confer French prétérit . See Issue .] [ Written also preterite and præterite .] 1. (Gram.) Past; -- a...
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Preterit

Pret'er·it noun (Gram.) The preterit; also, a word in the preterit tense.
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preterit

preterite noun a term formerly used to refer to the simple past tense
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Preterit

• (n.) The preterit; also, a word in the preterit tense. • (a.) Belonging wholly to the past; passed by. • (a.) Past; -- applied to a tense which expresses an action or state as past.
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