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Meaning of TIMELY

Pronunciation:  'tImlee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  at an opportune time; "your letter arrived apropos"
  2. [adj]  done or happening at the appropriate or proper time; "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. [adj]  before a time limit expires; "the timely filing of his income tax return"

TIMELY is a 6 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: apropos, opportune, punctual, seasonable, seasonably, well timed(p), well-timed, well-timed(a)



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Time"ly\, a. [Compar. {Timelier}; superl. {Timeliest}.]
    1. Being or occurring in good time; sufficiently early;
       seasonable. ``The timely dew of sleep.'' --Milton.
    2. Keeping time or measure. --Spenser.
  2. \Time"ly\, adv.
    Early; soon; in good season.
          Timely advised, the coming evil shun.    --Prior.
          Thanks to you, That called me timelier than my purpose
          hither, For I have gained by it.         --Shak.