What is the opposite of later?

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Adverb
Opposite of afterward in time
“I grabbed a seat first as I arrived earlier.”
Adverb
Opposite of following in time or place
“He claimed that he had already completed his homework, but I had my doubts.”
Adverb
Opposite of at some time in the future
Adverb
Opposite of in a particular place after one has been expected to have left
“He would walk off in a huff after his dispute with his mother.”
Adverb
Opposite of soon afterward
“He fed the dog. He had fed the cat earlier.”
Adjective
Opposite of at some time in the future
“The manager has decided that the meeting will now be held at an earlier date.”
Adjective
Opposite of more recent
Past versions of the operating system were significantly more stable even though they weren't particularly feature-rich.”
Adjective
Opposite of occurring or situated nearer to the end of something than to the beginning
Adjective
Opposite of occurring or existing at the end of or as a result of a process or period of time
Adjective
(technology, electronics) Opposite of more advanced in development
“Our company's infrastructure needs an upgrade as the current systems are using older technology.”
Adjective
Opposite of of, related to or caused by succession
Preposition
(later than) Opposite of more late
“Barry hoped that he would take the stage before Miranda, but the producers would veto the move.”
Interjection
Opposite of used to express good wishes when parting or at the end of a conversation
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