(comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early
"a fashion popular in earlier times"; "his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher"; "Verdi's earliest and most raucous opera"
with the least delay
"the soonest I can arrive is 3 P.M."
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'earliest' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4802
The numerical value of earliest in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of earliest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.
I have heard it said that the first ingredient of success - the earliest spark in the dreaming youth - is this dream a great dream.
I have heard it said that the first ingredient of success - the earliest spark in the dreaming youth - is this: dream a great dream.
Not being able to learn your new computer password, or to learn a new activity or take on a new project—those are usually the challenges at the earliest stages of the disease.
The primary thing is to get our new U.S. leadership team to do two or three quarters (with the company), so the earliest we would go now is early next year. But there's no hurry.
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