earlier vs originally what difference

what is difference between earlier and originally

English

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɝliɚ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɜː.lɪə/
  • Hyphenation: ear‧li‧er

Adjective

earlier

  1. comparative form of early: more early
  2. occurring previously
    I shall be late because I missed the earlier train.

Translations

Adverb

earlier

  1. comparative form of early: more early
  2. previously; before now; sooner
    I shall be late because I didn’t start earlier.
    They were looking for some measuring equipment they had placed in the ice earlier.

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Anagrams

  • learier


English

Etymology

original +‎ -ly

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /əˈɹɪdʒɪnəli/, /əˈɹɪdʒənəli/, /əˈɹɪdʒnəli/
  • Hyphenation: o‧ri‧gi‧nal‧ly, o‧ri‧ginal‧ly

Adverb

originally (comparative more originally, superlative most originally)

  1. (not comparable) As it was in the beginning.
  2. In an original manner.

Synonyms

  • (in the beginning): at first, initially, at the start; see also Thesaurus:initially
  • (in an original manner): innovatively, outside the box

Related terms

  • origin
  • original

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