Definitions for SOONsun
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
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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