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Meaning of PRESENTLY

Pronunciation:  'prezuntlee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  in the near future; "the doctor will soon be here"; "the book will appear shortly"; "she will arrive presently"; "we should have news before long"
  2. [adv]  at this time or period; now; "he is presently our ambassador to the United Nations"; "currently they live in Connecticut"
 

PRESENTLY is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: before long, currently, shortly, soon
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pres"ent*ly\, adv.
1. At present; at this time; now. [Obs.]

         The towns and forts you presently have. --Sir P.
                                               Sidney.

2. At once; without delay; forthwith; also, less definitely,
   soon; shortly; before long; after a little while; by and
   by. --Shak.

         And presently the fig tree withered away. --Matt.
                                               xxi. 19.

3. With actual presence; actually . [Obs.]

         His precious body and blood presently three. --Bp.
                                               Gardiner.

 

 

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