Definition of Promptly

1. Adverb. With little or no delay. "Come here, quick!"

Exact synonyms: Quick, Quickly
Partainyms: Prompt, Quick



2. Adverb. In a punctual manner. "He did his homework promptly"
Exact synonyms: Pronto, Readily
Partainyms: Prompt

3. Adverb. At once (usually modifies an undesirable occurrence). "He promptly forgot the address"
Exact synonyms: Right Away

Definition of Promptly

1. adv. In a prompt manner.

Definition of Promptly

1. Adverb. In prompt manner; both soon and quickly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Promptly

1. in a prompt manner [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Promptly

prompt box
prompt copy
promptbook
promptbooks
prompted
prompter
prompter's box
prompters
promptest
prompting
promptingly
promptings
promptitude
promptitudes
promptless
promptly (current term)
promptness
promptnesses
prompts
promptuaries
promptuary
prompture
promptures
proms
promulgate
promulgated
promulgates
promulgating
promulgation
promulgations

Literary usage of Promptly

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"If their telegram had been promptly delivered on the morning of the -1st, as It should have been, in due course, plaintiffs' order would have been accepted, ..."

2. The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare (1912)
"2'Jessica, greedy to the last, tries to snatch the letter from Nerissa, who very promptly corrects her at the words, "after his death. ..."

3. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"7 ), and promptly declined by him. In March 1698—9 Essex accepted it [see DE VERÉ ox, ROBERT, Earl of Essex, 1667-1601], and Sir Christopher was invited to ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... promptly asks for Amenophis' sister in return; and when Amenophis demurs, ... promptly rank be sent, Amenophis shall not have his sister. ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1845)
"Nor did the disease begin to subside, until the mercurial influence was fairly established. It then gave way promptly and decidedly. ..."

6. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1880)
"... AND CAREFULLY SELECTED STOCK, We are able to promptly supply miscellaneous orders at the : Special Facilities for the Prompt Dispatch of all'Orders. ..."

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