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(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'.

Inputed by Bess--From WordNet


(adv.) In a short time; shortly after any time specified or supposed; as, soon after sunrise.

(adv.) Without the usual delay; before any time supposed; early.

(adv.) Promptly; quickly; easily.

(adv.) Readily; willingly; -- in this sense used with would, or some other word expressing will.

(a.) Speedy; quick.

Edited by Aaron

Synonyms and Synonymous

ad. [1]. Shortly, presently, before long, pretty soon, by and by, in a short time.[2]. Early, at so early an hour.[3]. Lief, willingly, readily, gladly.

Checker: Pamela

Synonyms and Antonyms

SYN:Shortly, quickly, promptly, before_long, early

ANT:Late, slowly, tardily

Edited by Eileen


adv. immediately or in a short time: without delay: early: readily willingly.—adj. Soon′-believ′ing (Shak.) believing readily.—Soon at (Shak.) about; Sooner or later at some time in the future.—As soon as immediately after; No sooner than as soon as.

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