What does sooner mean?

Definitions for sooner
ˈsu nərsoon·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Oklahoman, Sooneradverb

    a native or resident of Oklahoma

  2. sooner, earlieradverb

    comparatives of `soon' or `early'

    "Come a little sooner, if you can"; "came earlier than I expected"

  3. preferably, sooner, ratheradverb

    more readily or willingly

    "clean it well, preferably with warm water"; "I'd rather be in Philadelphia"; "I'd sooner die than give up"

Wiktionary

  1. sooneradverb

    rather.

    I would sooner die than marry you!

  2. Soonernoun

    A native or resident of the American state of Oklahoma; a sports competitor representing the University of Oklahoma.

  3. Soonernoun

    One who crossed into Indian territory before the official opening of settlement, in order to obtain land sooner.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sooner' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3662

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sooner' in Adverbs Frequency: #304

Anagrams for sooner »

  1. nooser, sonero

How to pronounce sooner?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sooner in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sooner in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of sooner in a Sentence

  1. Wisconsin Germany Martin Kaymer:

    It was just very, very frustrating, it took me probably five, six weeks to get over it... to be OK with it. But the last few weeks I played really good golf. The score didn't really reflect it, but sooner or later it will.

  2. Sam Kendricks:

    I can only express that I am kinda disappointed that this issue didn't come to light sooner so that the clean athletes could shine through.

  3. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Sooner of later that which is now life shall be poetry, and every fair and manly trait shall add a richer strain to the song.

  4. Rod Rosenstein:

    It lasted a long time, we're glad it's over, it's 100 % the way it should have been. I wish it could have gone a lot sooner, a lot quicker.

  5. Chief Executive Louis Vachon:

    If our stock is trading again at what we consider accretive levels for us to buy it back, we'd like to be in a position to do that sooner as opposed to later, below 10 times earnings we feel that it is significantly accretive for us to buy back our shares.

Images & Illustrations of sooner

  1. soonersoonersoonersoonersooner

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