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Synonyms and Antonyms of presently

  1. 1 at or within a short time <I cannot attend to the matter this instant, but I will presently> Synonyms anon, before long, by and by, directly, momentarily, shortly, soonRelated Words forthwith, immediately, incontinently, instantaneously, instantly, now, promptly, pronto, right away, right now, right off, straightaway, straightway

  2. 2 at the present time <we are presently waiting in line for our turn> Synonyms anymore, currently, nowadays, now, right now, todayRelated Words hereNear Antonyms away, far, farthest, remotest; heretofore, hitherto, since; ago, previouslyAntonyms before, formerly, long, once, then

  3. 3 without delay <the performance is starting presently> Synonyms bang, directly, forthwith, headlong, incontinently, instantaneously, instanter, instantly, now, PDQ, plumb, immediately, promptly, pronto, right, right away, right now, right off, straightaway, straight off, straightwayRelated Words away, freely; anon, momentarily, shortly, soon; apace, briskly, fast, fleetly, full-tilt, posthaste, quick, quickly, rapidly, readily, snappily, speedily, swift, swiftly; abruptly, presto, suddenly, unexpectedly; hastily, impetuously, impulsively, rashly, recklessly; exactly, opportunely, punctually, seasonablyNear Antonyms slowly; late, tardily

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