Historic and Past


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Historic adjective – Belonging to the past; of what is important or famous in the past.
Usage example: historic victories

Past and historic are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Past" instead an adjective "Historic".
Nearby Words: history, historical, historically, historian, historicity
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Past adjective – Earlier than the present time; no longer current.
Usage example: his youth is past

Historic and past are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Historic" instead an adjective "Past".
Synonyms for Past

Things that words describes

people historic people past people
event historic event past event
characters historic characters past characters
times historic times past times
Other nouns: events, battles, missions.

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / Ghost Adventures They try to fill this with special episodes, such as recaps, Extra Pulses (past episodes that have additional historic facts overlaid with the videos), or past specials.
  • In "No Tigers at the Circus", Dick brings up this fact to people inspecting the inn to see if it qualifies to be a historic landmark, but they inform Dick that Madison couldn't have stayed there because history has shown that he never traveled past north of New York.
  • Video Game / Deponia Outside-Context Problem: The Utopians, anthropomorphic elephants native to the planet Utopia, kickstart the plot of Deponia Doomsday by coming from the future, where they had already made contact with Deponians, to visit Deponia's past and take in the historic atmosphere.
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