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ɔlˈrɛd ial·ready

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alreadyadverb

    prior to a specified or implied time

    "she has already graduated"

Wiktionary

  1. alreadyadverb

    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. alreadyadverb

    So soon.

    Are you quitting already?

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

  3. alreadyadverb

    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. Alreadyadverb

    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

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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. Jaroslaw Kaczynski:

    There's a proposal which regards the question about what is to be done with the money parked in OFEs, the money, which as a matter of fact is losing its value and which could be a basis for new, important ventures, could build the power of our economic policy and support millions of Polish households. We need to do this, and such proposals are already here.

  2. Francois Molins:

    Ayoub el Khazzani had watched whilst already on the Thalys train YouTube files in which an individual called on the faithful to fight and take up arms in the name of the Prophet.

  3. Neil Patrick Harris:

    We’re three seasons all in, we’ve intentionally been very truthful and factual and loyal to thebooks. We’ve added a few characters that aren’t in the books, we’ve added somesongs that you probably couldn’t put into the books, but for the most partwe’re sticking to the structure of what already worked.

  4. Elisabetta Trenta:

    We won't buy any more F-35s, we are assessing what to do regarding the contracts already in place.

  5. Chelsea Peters:

    Several years of below-normal snowpack across the Intermountain West mountains that supply the Colorado River Basin will continue to increase the water supply stress, which was already in jeopardy due to population increase, we recently saw this impact reservoir storage and lake levels in Lake Mead and Lake Powell. Within the last year, both Lake Powell and Lake Mead have observed their lowest reservoir storage levels in 30 years.

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