sooner or later

adverb
|Updated on: 28 Jun 2018

Definition of sooner or later

: at some uncertain future time : sometime

Examples of sooner or later in a Sentence

  1. sooner or later, the police are going to track down the burglar

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First Known Use of sooner or later

1577

in the meaning defined above

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sooner or later Synonyms

Near Antonyms

ne'er, never, nevermore;

Phrases

at last (or at long last), at length, in the end, in the fullness of time, in time;



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