[ bahy-past, -pahst ]
See synonyms for bypast on
  1. bygone; earlier; former; past.

  1. a past participle of bypass.

  2. Rare. a simple past tense of bypass.

Origin of bypast

1375–1425; late Middle English (adj.); see by (adv.), past

Words Nearby bypast Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use bypast in a sentence

  • The vague apprehensions of bypast years reviving at this crisis, some neighbours had been on the outlook for a catastrophe.

  • It's no mony months bypast; it was a lang courtship,—few folk kend the reason by Jenny and mysell.

  • I have been this time bypast thinking much of the incoming of the kirk of the Jews.

    Letters of Samuel Rutherford | Samuel Rutherford
  • As for the King, he has been hampered for about a month bypast on account of the continual rain.

  • The Flocks of all Friars within this realm, we wish restitution of wrongs bypast, and reformation in time coming, for salutation.

    John Knox | A. Taylor Innes