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adverb time·ly \ˈtīm-lē\

Definition of timely

  1. 1 archaic :  early, soon

  2. 2 :  in time :  opportunely <the question was not…timely raised in the state court — W. O. Douglas>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of timely

before 12th century

Rhymes with timely


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timely

adjective time·ly

Simple Definition of timely

  • : happening at the correct or most useful time : not happening too late

Full Definition of timely

time·li·ertime·li·est

  1. 1 :  coming early or at the right time <a timely decision> <timely payment>

  2. 2 :  appropriate or adapted to the times or the occasion <a timely book>

time·li·ness noun

Examples of timely

  1. Her very timely book examines the effects of global warming on the world's climates.

  2. She always responds to my requests in a timely fashion .



13th Century

First Known Use of timely

13th century



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