What does sooner mean?

Definitions for sooner
ˈsu nərsoon·er

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sooner.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Oklahoman, Sooner(adverb)

    a native or resident of Oklahoma

  2. sooner, earlier(adverb)

    comparatives of `soon' or `early'

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

  3. preferably, sooner, rather(adverb)

    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. sooner(Adverb)

    rather.

    I would sooner die than marry you!

  2. Sooner(Noun)

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

  3. Sooner(Noun)

    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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say sooner in sign language?

  1. sooner

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. G. I. Gurdjieff:

    In properly organized groups no faith is required; what is required is simply a little trust and even that only for a little while, for the sooner a man begins to verify all he hears the better it is for him.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Life is bound to be challenging and changing as well. Yes you heard me right as usual, that's normal and should be expected too for as long as you live. But even at that, don't/never grow weak/weary. Just keep on believing/hoping in/for a positive change and dare to forge ahead no matter what happens. For, sooner than you even think/expect it, everything is going to be all right. But mind you, that is provided you believe in all that/these.

  3. John Bursch:

    I have to believe they will take one sooner rather than later. It's clear notwithstanding all the decades since Roe v. Wade that there is intense disagreement among Americans, anytime you have that much turmoil in the political process it's going to create conflicts the court must address.

  4. Harry Hampson:

    While there is a sense that rates will go up over time, they are still at very low levels so transactions can be financed attractively. There's also a sense that it's better to do deals sooner rather than later, because rates will go higher.

  5. Gerard Way:

    Sooner or later your life is going to flash before your eyes; make sure it’s worth watching.

Images & Illustrations of sooner

  1. soonersoonersoonersoonersooner

Popularity rank by frequency of use

sooner#10000#10479#100000

Translations for sooner

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for sooner »

Translation

Find a translation for the sooner definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these sooner definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"sooner." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 10 Aug. 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/sooner>.

Are we missing a good definition for sooner? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for sooner:


Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.