Definitions for promptly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. promptly, quickly, quick(adverb)

    with little or no delay

    "the rescue squad arrived promptly"; "come here, quick!"

  2. promptly, readily, pronto(adverb)

    in a punctual manner

    "he did his homework promptly"

  3. promptly, right away(adverb)

    at once (usually modifies an undesirable occurrence)

    "he promptly forgot the address"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. promptly(adverb)ɒmpt

    exactly at the right time, without delay

    They left promptly at 8:00.; She returned my call promptly.

  2. promptlyɒmpt

    immediately after

    She agreed and then promptly changed her mind.


  1. promptly(Adverb)

    In prompt manner; both soon and quickly.

    He promptly got a new job.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Promptly(adverb)

    in a prompt manner

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He promptly accepted my offer.

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