HyperDic: timely

English > 3 senses of the word timely:
ADJECTIVEalltimelybefore a time limit expires
alltimely, seasonable, well-timed, well timeddone or happening at the appropriate or proper time
ADVERBalltimely, seasonably, well-timed, aproposat an opportune time
timely > pronunciation
Soundstay'mliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > timely: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningBefore a time limit expires.
Example"the timely filing of his income tax return"
Broaderpunctual, on timeActing or arriving or performed exactly at the time appointed
Spanishoportuno
Nounstimelinessbeing at the right time
English > timely: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningDone or happening at the appropriate or proper time.
Examples
  • "a timely warning"
  • "with timely treatment the patient has a good chance of recovery"
Synonymsseasonable, well-timed, well timed
BroaderopportuneSuitable or at a time that is suitable or advantageous especially for a particular purpose
Spanishapropiado, oportuno
Catalanapropiat, oportú
Nounstimea suitable moment
timelinesstimely convenience
timelinessbeing at the right time
English > timely: 3 senses > adverb 1
MeaningAt an opportune time.
Synonymsseasonably, well-timed, apropos
Spanishtempestivamente

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