before a time limit expires
"the timely filing of his income tax return"
timely, seasonable, well-timed(a), well timed(p)(adverb)
done or happening at the appropriate or proper time
"a timely warning"; "with timely treatment the patient has a good chance of recovery"; "a seasonable time for discussion"; "the book's publication was well timed"
seasonably, timely, well-timed, apropos(adverb)
at an opportune time
"your letter arrived apropos"
In good time; early, quickly.
At the right time; seasonably.
Done at the proper time.
Happening or appearing at the proper time.
being or occurring in good time; sufficiently early; seasonable
keeping time or measure
early; soon; in good season
The numerical value of timely in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of timely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It cannot be more timely, this story.
It was a very timely and topical tagline.
I want a busy life, a just mind, and a timely death.
It is the neglect of timely repair that makes rebuilding necessary.
That's the ugliest goal I've ever scored and probably the most timely.
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