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soon

soon

 
 
pronunciation:
sun
part of speech: adverb
inflections: sooner, soonest
definition 1: in a short time; shortly.
Dinner will be ready soon.
synonyms:
anon, by and by, directly, shortly, straightaway
similar words:
betimes, presently
definition 2: promptly; quickly.
Please call as soon as you get home.
synonyms:
directly, forthwith, immediately, promptly, quickly
similar words:
lickety-split, on the spot, pronto, rapidly, straightaway, swiftly
definition 3: willingly.
I'd as soon stay home.
synonyms:
readily, willingly
similar words:
freely