recently

adverb re·cent·ly

Definition of recently

  1. :  during a recent period of time :  lately

Examples of recently in a sentence

  1. She recently graduated from college.

  2. I was going to paint the room white, but more recently I've been considering a light blue.

  3. I saw him recently for the first time in many years.

  4. Only recently did they decide to move.

  5. Until recently I had no idea where I would end up finding a job.

1533

First Known Use of recently

1533



RECENTLY Defined for English Language Learners

recently

adverb re·cent·ly

Definition of recently for English Language Learners

  • : during the period of time that has just passed : not long ago



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