Definition of Timely in English :

Define Timely in English

Timely meaning in English

Meaning of Timely in English

Pronunciation of Timely in English

Timely pronunciation in English

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1. timely

before a time limit expires

Example Sentences:
'the timely filing of his income tax return'

2. seasonable, timely, well timed, well-timed

done or happening at the appropriate or proper time

Example Sentences:
'a timely warning'
'with timely treatment the patient has a good chance of recovery'
'a seasonable time for discussion'
'the book's publication was well timed'


3. apropos, seasonably, timely, well-timed

at an opportune time

Example Sentences:
'your letter arrived apropos'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of timely
adjective, adverb -lier or -liest
at the right or an opportune or appropriate time
2.  an archaic word for early

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adjectiveWord forms: ˈtimelier or ˈtimeliest
happening, done, said, etc. at a suitable time; well-timed; opportune
2.  Rare
appearing in good time; early
3. Word forms: ˈtimelier or ˈtimeliest Archaic
early; soon
at the right time; opportunely
the brief was timely filed with the court

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of timely
adj. time·li·er, time·li·est
Occurring at a suitable or opportune time; well-timed.
In time; opportunely.

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