Synonyms of early in English:

early


See definition of early

adjective

1‘early copies of the book are now ready’

SYNONYMS

advance, forward, prior

initial, preliminary, first, primary

pilot, test, trial

ANTONYMS

late

2‘an early death’

SYNONYMS

untimely, premature

too soon, too early, before time

archaic unseasonable

3‘bronze was used widely by early man’

SYNONYMS

primitive, ancient, prehistoric, antediluvian, primeval, primordial

of long ago

literary of yore

rare primigenial, pristine

ANTONYMS

modern

4‘he produced an early official statement’

SYNONYMS

prompt, timely, quick, speedy, rapid, fast, without delay, expeditious

archaic rathe

ANTONYMS

overdue


adverb

1‘Rachel has to get up early’

SYNONYMS

early in the day, in the early morning

at dawn, at daybreak, at cockcrow, with the lark

British informal at stupid o'clock

ANTONYMS

late

2‘they hoped to leave school early’

SYNONYMS

before the usual time, before the appointed time

prematurely, too soon

ahead of time, ahead of schedule, in good time

literary betimes