Definition of Presently

1. Adverb. In the near future. "We should have news before long"

Exact synonyms: Before Long, Shortly, Soon

2. Adverb. At this time or period; now. "Currently they live in Connecticut"
Exact synonyms: Currently
Partainyms: Current, Present

Definition of Presently

1. adv. At present; at this time; now.

Definition of Presently

1. Adverb. (context: now British rare) Immediately, at once; quickly. (defdate from 14th c.) ¹

2. Adverb. Before long; soon. (defdate from 15th c.) ¹

3. Adverb. At the present time; now; currently. (defdate from 15th c.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Presently

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Presently

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presently (current term)
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Literary usage of Presently

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1. The Works of George Bull: D. D., Lord Bishop of St. David's by George Bull, Edward Burton, Robert Nelson (1827)
"The soul of every man presently after death hath its proper place and state allotted by God, either of happiness or misery, according as the man hath been ..."

2. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1846)
"talk presently after you were gone out, that our city would the country from burned down to the ground, whence they Chr. 'What! did your neighbours talk so ..."

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