sooner rather than later

Definition of sooner rather than later

:without too much delay :soon
  • We need to fix this problem sooner rather than later.

Word by Word Definitions

sooner play
  1. : a person settling on land in the early West before its official opening to settlement in order to gain the prior claim allowed by law to the first settler after official opening

  2. : a native or resident of Oklahoma

rather play
  1. : with better reason or more propriety : more properly

  2. : more readily or willingly : preferably

  3. : more correctly speaking

later play
  1. : at some time subsequent to a given time : subsequently, afterward

  1. : worshipper


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