Synonyms and Antonyms of soon
1 at or within a short time <we'll be done soon> Synonyms anon, before long, by and by, directly, momentarily, presently, shortlyRelated Words forthwith, immediately, incontinently, instantaneously, instantly, now, promptly, pronto, right away, right now, right off, straightaway, straightway
2 by choice or preference <I'd sooner have a cavity filled than suffer through that opera again> Synonyms fain, first, preferably, readily, rather, willinglyRelated Words alternately, alternatively, either, instead; electively, optionally; desirably, gladly, wishfully; obligingly, voluntarilyNear Antonyms reluctantly; forcibly, willy-nillyAntonyms involuntarily, unwillingly
3 with great speed <as soon as possible> Synonyms apace, briskly, chop-chop, double-quick, fleetly, full tilt, hastily, hell-for-leather, hot, lickety-split, posthaste, presto, pronto, quick, quickly, rapidly, snappily, fast, speedily, swift, swiftlyRelated Words immediately, promptly, readily; impetuously, impulsively, rashly, recklessly; abruptly, suddenly; energetically, vigorouslyNear Antonyms laggardly, lingeringly, ploddingly, sluggishly; deliberately, leisurely; belatedly, delinquently, tardilyAntonyms slow, slowly
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