Which definition of Earlier do you mean?

  • Earlier r earlier in time; previously
  • Early a at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
  • Early a being or occurring at an early stage of development
  • Early a of an early stage in the development of a language or literature
  • Early s belonging to the distant past
  • Early s very young
  • Early s expected in the near future
  • In The First Place r before now
  • Sooner r comparatives of `soon' or `early'