Earliness


Earliness
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Earliness->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ 1
=>{ant,133,}
earliness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ morning
morning
&c. 125
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ punctuality
punctuality
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ promptitude
promptitude
&c.(activity) 682
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ haste
haste
&c.(velocity) 274
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ suddenness
suddenness
&c.(instantaneity) 113
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ prematurity
prematurity
precocity
precipitation
anticipation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ a stitch in time
a stitch in time
PARAG:Earliness->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be early
be early
&c.->Adj.
be beforehand
&c.->Adv.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ keep time
keep time
take time by the forelock
anticipate
forestall
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ have the start
have the start
gain the start
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ steal a march upon
steal a march upon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ gain time
gain time
draw on futurity
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ bespeak
bespeak
secure
engage
preengage
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ accelerate
accelerate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ expedite
expedite
&c.(quicken) 274
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ make haste
make haste
&c.(hurry) 684
PARAG:Earliness->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ early
early
prime
forward
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ prompt
prompt
&c.(active) 682
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ summary
summary
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ premature
premature
precipitate
precocious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ prevenient
prevenient
anticipatory
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ rath
rath
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ sudden
sudden
&c.(instantaneous) 113
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ unexpected
unexpected
&c. 508
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ near
near
near at hand
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ immediate
immediate
PARAG:Earliness->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ early
early
soon
anon
betimes
rath
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ eft
eft
eftsoons
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ ere long
ere long
before long
shortly
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ beforehand
beforehand
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ prematurely
prematurely
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ precipitately
precipitately
&c.(hastily) 684
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ too soon
too soon
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ before its time
before its time
before one's time
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ in anticipation
in anticipation
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ unexpectedly
unexpectedly
&c. 508
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ suddenly
suddenly
&c.(instantaneously) 113
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ before one can say
before one can say
=>Jack Robinson
Jack Robinson
at short notice
extempore
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ on the spur of the moment
on the spur of the moment
on the spur of the occasion
=>(Bacon)
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ at once
at once
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ on the spot
on the spot
on the instant
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ at sight
at sight
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ offhand
offhand
out of hand
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ a' vue d'oeil
a' vue d'oeil
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ straight
straight
straightway
straightforth
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ forthwith
forthwith
incontinently
summarily
immediately
briefly
shortly
quickly
speedily
apace
before the ink is dry
almost immediately
presently at the first opportunity
in no long time
by and by
in a while
directly

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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