Translation of "past" - English-German dictionary


adjective /paːst/

just finished

the past year.

over, finished or ended, of an earlier time than the present

The time for discussion is past.

(of the tense of a verb) indicating action in the past

In ‘He did it’, the verb is in the past tense.
the past

the time which was before the present

die Vergangenheit
In the past, houses were built of wood or stone.
see also passed.

(Translation of “past” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)