What does promptly mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word promptly.

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"


  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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of promptly in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of promptly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mark Twain:

    I was gratified to be able to answer promptly. I said I don't know.

  2. Boeing Co 787-8:

    We are committed to the safety and quality of our products and addressed the issue promptly once identified.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    Until you're insuperable you will hardly get over any challenge. Yes, you've got to be insuperable in order to promptly overcome challenges.

  4. Samuel Butler:

    If we attend continually and promptly to the little that we can do, we shall ere long be surprised to find how little remains that we cannot do.

  5. John W. Gardner:

    America's greatness has been the greatness of a free people who shared certain moral commitments. Freedom without moral commitment is aimless and promptly self-destructive.

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