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Definition 1: at an opportune time - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where timely or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • your letter arrived apropos

Synonyms for timely in the sense of this definition

Definition 2: done or happening at the appropriate or proper time - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where timely or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for timely in the sense of this definition

(timely is similar to ...) suitable or at a time that is suitable or advantageous especially for a particular purpose

"an opportune place to make camp" "an opportune arrival" "an opportune time to receive guests"

Definition 3: before a time limit expires - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where timely or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the timely filing of his income tax return

(timely is similar to ...) acting or arriving or performed exactly at the time appointed

"she expected guests to be punctual at meals" "he is not a particularly punctual person" "punctual payment" "she is always on time for class"

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