1. previous

adjective. ['ˈpriːviːəs'] (used especially of persons) of the immediate past.


  • former
  • late


  • present
  • latter
  • early

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Words that Rhyme with Previous

  • devious

How do you spell previous? Is it prevous ?

A common misspelling of previous is prevous

Example sentences of the word previous

1. Adjective
The extra length of board you cut in the previous step will come in handy now.

Quotes containing the word previous

1. Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.
- Confucius

2. Since the goal of my programs is to show audiences how humor can both help them heal as well as deal with not-so-funny stuff, I decided to discuss the events of the previous week, the pain all of us were feeling, and how humor and some laughter might be beneficial.
- Allen Klein

3. Because after my first year I had a lot of success, took everybody by storm, came back the next year thought it was easy and didn't have near the season I had the previous year. It was kind of a wake-up call. And so, life goes on.
- Brett Favre

2. previous

adjective. ['ˈpriːviːəs'] just preceding something else in time or order.


  • old


  • new
  • incoming

3. previous

adjective. ['ˈpriːviːəs'] too soon or too hasty.


  • premature


  • late
  • current