What is another word for pluperfect?

Pronunciation: [plˈuːpəfˌɛkt] (IPA)

The term "pluperfect" refers to a grammatical tense that indicates that an action or event was completed before another action or event took place. Synonyms for this word include "past perfect", "preterite perfect", and "past anterior". These words are interchangeable and used to refer to the same tense. The pluperfect tense is commonly used in complex sentences where the writer or speaker wants to express an action or event that had occurred in the past before another action or event. It is essential to be familiar with these synonyms to be able to use them interchangeably in writing and speech.

Synonyms for Pluperfect:

What are the hypernyms for Pluperfect?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    past tenses, verb forms, verb tenses.

What are the antonyms for Pluperfect?

Usage examples for Pluperfect

La, sign of the past, when added to lah, sign of the potential, has the sense of the pluperfect, e.
"The Khasis"
P. R. T. Gurdon
We ought to use the pluperfect and say wakened, but woke is better and was always used by Peter.
"Peter and Wendy"
James Matthew Barrie
Of two past actions the prior is expressed by the pluperfect tense; of two future actions the prior is expressed by the future perfect tense.
"Selections from Viri Romae"
Charles François L'Homond

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