What does sooner mean?

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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

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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. Esther Naylor:

    Estonia digitized a lot sooner than other countries, it was focusing on things like online schooling and online government services and it took a more proactive approach to technology.

  2. Guillaume Bression:

    From year to year, their point of view changes. I would say after the first year, they really believed in the decontamination and they believed it would reopen sooner, those who are old aren't afraid of the radiation any longer, but the problem now is that the city has stayed empty for five years and they start rebuilding (their lives) somewhere else. They know their grandchildren won't come to visit them if they move back.

  3. Russia Russian President Vladimir Putin:

    It will happen sooner or later. Relations between Russia and the European Union will be normalized.

  4. 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.

  5. David Cameron:

    For France, the sooner the better.

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