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Meaning of word former from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

former   noun

Meaning : The first of two or the first mentioned of two.

Example : Tom and Dick were both heroes but only the former is remembered today.

The second of two or the second mentioned of two.

Tom and Dick were both heroes but only the latter is remembered today.

former   adjective

Meaning : Referring to the first of two things or persons mentioned (or the earlier one or ones of several).

Example : The novel was made into a film in 1943 and again in 1967; I prefer the former version to the latter one.

Referring to the second of two things or persons mentioned (or the last one or ones of several).

In the latter case.

Meaning : Belonging to some prior time.

Example : Erstwhile friend.
Our former glory.
The once capital of the state.
Her quondam lover.

Synonyms : erstwhile, old, one-time, onetime, quondam, sometime

इस समय से पहले का या जो पूर्व काल से संबंधित हो।

कल मैं एक पुराने किले को देखने गया था।
अपर, आहत, कदीम, पिछला, पुराना, पूर्व कालिक, पूर्व कालीन, पूर्व-कालिक, पूर्व-कालीन, पूर्वकालिक, पूर्वकालीन, प्राचीन

समय या क्रम की दृष्टि से पहले का या जो वर्तमान में न हो।

पूर्व भारत और आज के भारत में काफी अंतर है।
मेरा पिछला घर बड़ा था।
1ला, उत्तर, पहला, पहले का, पाछिल, पिछला, पुराना, पूर्व, पूर्ववर्ती, विगत, १ला

Meaning : (used especially of persons) of the immediate past.

Example : The former president.
Our late President is still very active.
The previous occupant of the White House.

Synonyms : late, previous

जो पहले किसी कारण से उस पद पर रह चुका हो,पर अब किसी कारण से उस पद पर न हो।

आज की सभा में कई भूतपूर्व मंत्री भी भाग लेंगे।
अयथापूर्व, पूर्व, पूर्ववर्ती, भूतपूर्व

Meaning : Belonging to the distant past.

Example : The early inhabitants of Europe.
Former generations.
In other times.

Synonyms : early, other


Former ka meaning, vilom shabd, paryayvachi aur samanarthi shabd in Hindi. Former ka matlab kya hota hai?