Definitions for betimesbɪˈtaɪmz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. early; in good time.

  2. occasionally; at times.

  3. Archaic. within a short time; soon.

Origin of betimes:

1275–1325; ME bitimes

Princeton's WordNet

  1. early, betimes(adverb)

    in good time

    "he awoke betimes that morning"


  1. betimes(Adverb)

    In good season or time; early, especially in the morning.

  2. betimes(Adverb)

    In a short time, soon.

  3. Origin: bitimes, from bi + time and adverbial -s.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Betimes(adverb)

    in good season or time; before it is late; seasonably; early

  2. Betimes(adverb)

    in a short time; soon; speedily; forth with


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