What does Already mean?

Definitions for Already
ɔlˈrɛd iAl·ready

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. already(adverb)

    prior to a specified or implied time

    "she has already graduated"

Wiktionary

  1. already(Adverb)

    Prior to some specified time, either past, present, or future; by this time; previously.

    Etymology: From alredy, alredi, equivalent to . Compare alreide, alreids; alreeds. More at all, ready.

  2. already(Adverb)

    So soon.

    Are you quitting already?

    Etymology: From alredy, alredi, equivalent to . Compare alreide, alreids; alreeds. More at all, ready.

  3. already(Adverb)

    Influenced by u05E9u05F1u05DF An intensifier used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation.

    Etymology: From alredy, alredi, equivalent to . Compare alreide, alreids; alreeds. More at all, ready.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Already(adverb)

    prior to some specified time, either past, present, or future; by this time; previously

    Etymology: [All (OE. al) + ready.]

Freebase

  1. Already

    Already is the fourth album by the British rock band Jesus Jones in 1997. The last EMI album. Singles released were "The Next Big Thing" and "Chemical #1". EMI re-issued on the album on 1 March 2003. The album followed a working hiatus by the band following the relative failure of 1993's Perverse compared to their international breakthrough album Doubt. Although the band had come up with ideas that they requested to Food Records, the label rejected them before finally accepting the released Already. Already only reached #161 in the UK albums chart, although lead single "The Next Big Thing" had some radio play reaching #49 in the singles chart.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Already

    awl-red′i, adv. previously, or before the time specified.—Sometimes used adjectively = present. [All and Ready.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Already' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #245

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Already' in Written Corpus Frequency: #351

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Already' in Adverbs Frequency: #42

How to pronounce Already?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Already in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Already in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Already in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Already in a Sentence

  1. Tracy Beckerman:

    Having had a child who was a victim of bullying on Facebook, there are already enough opportunities for kids to pick on each other through social media without adding something like a' Dislike' button, the problem with a' Dislike' button is it does not allow for any conversation.

  2. Russia President Vladimir Putin:

    Russia has been able to solve the most acute problems and already in the near future we count on the renewal of (economic) growth.

  3. Bartholomew:

    Many of us spend our whole lives running from feeling with the mistaken belief that you cannot bear the pain. But you have already borne the pain. What you have not done is feel all you are beyond the pain.

  4. Kardashian West:

    Even though I'm not big on taking advice -- I don't believe there's only one-way-or-the-highway and we all have to adapt into our own routines -- it's so comforting to know that I have sisters whom I can ask about anything that may come up, just by observing them as moms, I've already learned so much.

  5. Joanne Suarez:

    Theyre already vulnerable. They have to go out there and make money, they cant afford to say, No, I got to take the day off, now is really not time. They need food, they need to keep a roof over their heads.

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