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Princeton's WordNet

  1. promptly, quickly, quickadverb

    with little or no delay

    "the rescue squad arrived promptly"; "come here, quick!"

  2. promptly, readily, prontoadverb

    in a punctual manner

    "he did his homework promptly"

  3. promptly, right awayadverb

    at once (usually modifies an undesirable occurrence)

    "he promptly forgot the address"

Wiktionary

  1. promptlyadverb

    In prompt manner; both soon and quickly.

    He promptly got a new job.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Promptlyadverb

    in a prompt manner

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Numerology

  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

Examples of promptly in a Sentence

  1. Iran Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh:

    We will be raising our oil production at any cost and we have no other alternative, if Iran's oil production hike is not done promptly, we will be losing our market share permanently.

  2. Vulcan Inc:

    When its crew was alerted by a diver that her anchor chain may have impacted coral in the area, the crew promptly, and on their own accord, relocated their position to ensure the reef was protected.

  3. Walter Shaub:

    The idea that they wouldn't release this report promptly is mind-boggling.

  4. White House spokesman Josh Earnest:

    His expectation is that details won't be...whitewashed...so that if it's necessary to take steps to prevent something like this from ever happening again, that those reforms are implemented promptly and effectively.

  5. Jerome Powell:

    Ultimately the question we are going to be asking ourselves is, 'are these risks going to be continuing to weigh on the outlook?' we will act as needed, including promptly if that's appropriate, and use our tools to sustain the expansion.

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