What does Already mean?

Definitions for Already
ɔlˈrɛd iAl·ready

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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
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    Daniel
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    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
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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. Free Speech President David Keating:

    In just three months, several candidates have already received enough donations to trigger the maximum allowable taxpayer subsidy —roughly $6.7 million in public funds, they include controversial figures such as Marjorie Taylor Greene, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Matt Gaetz, Nancy Pelosi, and Adam Schiff. If H.R. 1 becomes law, candidates who dominate the media will dominate fundraising.

  2. Paul Lopez:

    Just release the damned thing already, you guys have been dragging on this marketing hype for years and your competitors are getting to market well ahead of you.

  3. Representative Donald Norcross:

    What bit of information that I don't have already could he have brought to light?

  4. Gordon MacIntyre-Kemp:

    I am already hearing rumors from contacts in London that big financial companies are instructing lawyers to look at Edinburgh as a hub.

  5. David Payne:

    If … Christie or Kasich decide to get in the race, they would instantly command more attention and more money than most of the individuals who have already filed their official paperwork, late summer 2015 will clear up all this confusion about who’s actually running and who our top candidates are in the early primary states. ... If you’re a candidate who’s still playing it coy in August, it will be too late for you.

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