What does promptly mean?

Definitions for promptly

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. Tigran Petrosian:

    Nigalidze would promptly reply to my moves and then literally run to the toilet.

  3. L.F. Magister:

    It´s better to travel on low seas promptly to conquer the promised land with sequels.

  4. The SEC:

    Novartis promptly took remedial steps to improve its internal controls at Novartis China.

  5. Director Christine Lagarde:

    Greece is in a situation of acute crisis, which needs to be addressed seriously and promptly.

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