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Definitions for timely
ˈtaɪm litime·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. timely(adj)

    before a time limit expires

    "the timely filing of his income tax return"

  2. 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"

  3. seasonably, timely, well-timed, apropos(adverb)

    at an opportune time

    "your letter arrived apropos"

Wiktionary

  1. timely(Adverb)

    In good time; early, quickly.

  2. timely(Adverb)

    At the right time; seasonably.

  3. timely(Adjective)

    Done at the proper time.

  4. timely(Adjective)

    Happening or appearing at the proper time.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Timely

    being or occurring in good time; sufficiently early; seasonable

  2. Timely

    keeping time or measure

  3. Timely(adverb)

    early; soon; in good season

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of timely in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of timely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of timely in a Sentence

  1. Ashley Tabaddor:

    The provision to process cases in 180 days has been on the books for over two decades, the problem is that we have never been given adequate resources to adjudicate those claims in a timely fashion.

  2. French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron:

    Britain remains an important economic partner and its energy needs are still the same and this is why I still consider that a timely EDF investment decision on Hinkley Point is needed.

  3. American Shannon Rowbury:

    As an athlete whose life and livelihood has been negatively effected by drug cheats, I would ask for establishing a better protocol, i did receive a message from( IAAF President) Seb Coe, which I very much appreciate. Seb Coe explained some of the complications and said Seb Coe hoped to work towards a more timely information process.

  4. Maggie Hassan:

    The Senate needs to put politics aside and fulfill its constitutional duty by taking up a Supreme Court nomination in a timely fashion, it would be completely unacceptable, and a clear sign of Washington's dysfunction, for the Supreme Court to be without a justice for a full year because of partisan politics.

  5. Mary Badham:

    I think it's so timely for right now. 'Mockingbird' came at a perfect time for our country. It allowed us the ability to discuss subjects rationally and intelligently without getting way up here, and now that things are way up here with our country, I think this will help a lot.

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