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betimes

[ bih-tahymz ]SEE DEFINITION OF betimes

Synonyms for betimes

  • early
  • anon
  • occasionally
  • prematurely
  • seasonably
  • shortly
  • soon
  • speedily
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BETIMES

She sent for me betimes, and I went in fear and trembling of her wrath and scorn.

They do call me 'Darby the Blast' betimes, av that 'a a name.

She would be betimes at the hospital to-morrow, and she would leave it late.

The next morning betimes Ben presented himself at the Emporium.

An' what'll the master be sayin' if he's wantin' you betimes?

He had taken his night-cap and turned in betimes, so as to be up at reveille.

He scented a hard day's work ahead of him, and was anxious to be at it betimes.

On the following morning, Albert was off betimes to his work.

And then, if I expect to rise early, I must turn in betimes.

She has stabbed her lover overnight, and is repenting it betimes the next morning.

WORD ORIGIN

"at an early period," early 14c., from betime (c.1300, from be- + time) + adverbial genitive -s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BETIMES

early

adjectivesooner than expected
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