Antonyms of adj previous

3 senses of previous

Sense 1
previous (prenominal), old -- (just preceding something else in time or order; "the previous owner"; "my old house was larger")

INDIRECT (VIA preceding) -> succeeding -- (coming after or following)

Sense 2
former (prenominal), late (prenominal), previous (prenominal) -- ((used especially of persons) of the immediate past; "the former president"; "our late President is still very active"; "the previous occupant of the White House")

INDIRECT (VIA future, past) -> present -- (temporal sense; intermediate between past and future; now existing or happening or in consideration; "the present leader"; "articles for present use"; "the present topic"; "the present system"; "present observations")
INDIRECT (VIA past, present) -> future -- (yet to be or coming; "some future historian will evaluate him")

Sense 3
previous (predicate), premature -- (too soon or too hasty; "our condemnation of him was a bit previous"; "a premature judgment")

INDIRECT (VIA late, early) -> middle -- (between an earlier and a later period of time; "in the middle years"; "in his middle thirties")
INDIRECT (VIA early, middle) -> late -- (being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time; "late evening"; "late 18th century"; "a late movie"; "took a late flight"; "had a late breakfast")

Similarity of adj previous

3 senses of previous

Sense 1
previous (prenominal), old -- (just preceding something else in time or order; "the previous owner"; "my old house was larger")
       => preceding (prenominal) (vs. succeeding) -- (existing or coming before)

Sense 2
former (prenominal), late (prenominal), previous (prenominal) -- ((used especially of persons) of the immediate past; "the former president"; "our late President is still very active"; "the previous occupant of the White House")
       => past (vs. present) (vs. future) -- (earlier than the present time; no longer current; "time past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the past year")

Sense 3
previous (predicate), premature -- (too soon or too hasty; "our condemnation of him was a bit previous"; "a premature judgment")
       => early (vs. middle) (vs. late) -- (at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time; "early morning"; "an early warning"; "early diagnosis"; "an early death"; "took early retirement"; "an early spring"; "early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties")

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