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Meaning of TIMELY

Pronunciation:  'tImlee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  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
 
 Definition: 
  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.
    
    
 

 

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