Definitions for SOONsun
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
within a short period; before long:
soon after dark.
Finish as soon as you can.
readily or willingly:
I would as soon walk as ride.
Obs. immediately; at once; forthwith.
Idioms for soon:
sooner or later,sometime; eventually.
would or had sooner,to prefer to: I would sooner not go.
Category: Idiom, Common Vocabulary
Ref: Compare rather (def. 7). 7
Origin of soon:
bef. 900; OE sōna, c. OHG sān(o)
soon, shortly, presently, before long(adverb)
in the near future
"the doctor will soon be here"; "the book will appear shortly"; "she will arrive presently"; "we should have news before long"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
due to happen after a short period of time
It's your bedtime soon.; He was soon planning his next adventure.; Soon after meeting they got married.; Don't worry, it'll soon be over.
as quickly as
I'll be there as soon as I can.; We'll have it ready for you as soon as possible.
I called as soon as I heard what had happened.
Within a short time; quickly
Occurring within a short time, or quickly
in a short time; shortly after any time specified or supposed; as, soon after sunrise
without the usual delay; before any time supposed; early
promptly; quickly; easily
readily; willingly; -- in this sense used with would, or some other word expressing will
"Soon" is a 1927 song composed by George Gershwin, with lyrics by Ira Gershwin. It was introduced by Helen Gilligan and Jerry Goff in the 1930 revision of the musical Strike Up the Band.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'SOON' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #584
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'SOON' in Written Corpus Frequency: #946
Rank popularity for the word 'SOON' in Adverbs Frequency: #76
Translations for SOON
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
in a short time from now or from the time mentioned
They'll be here sooner than you think; I hope he arrives soon.
- قَريبا، عَمّا قَريبArabic
- em brevePortuguese (BR)
- brzo, dřívCzech
- tidligere end; snartDanish
- pronto, en breve, dentro de pocoSpanish
- به زوديFarsi
- tôt; bientôtFrench
- जल्दी, शीघ्र ही, निकट भविष्य मेंHindi
- uskoro, ubrzoCroatian
- nemsokára; hamarosanHungarian
- greitai, netrukusLithuanian
- tidak lama lagiMalay
- niedługo, wkrótce, wcześniePolish
- به زوديPersian
- په نږدیPashto
- em brevePortuguese
- (în) curândRomanian
- скоро, вскореRussian
- skoro, onedlhoSlovak
- snart, straxSwedish
- biraz sonra, birazdan, yakındaTurkish
- 不久Chinese (Trad.)
- незабаром, невдовзіUkrainian
- تھوڑی دیر میںUrdu
- chẳng bao lâu nữa, chẳng mấy chốc nữaVietnamese
- 不久Chinese (Simp.)
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