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synonyms for punctual

  • dependable
  • expeditious
  • accurate
  • careful
  • conscientious
  • conscionable
  • constant
  • cyclic
  • early
  • exact
  • fussy
  • heedful
  • in good time
  • meticulous
  • on schedule
  • on the button
  • on the dot
  • on the nose
  • painstaking
  • particular
  • periodic
  • precise
  • prompt
  • punctilious
  • quick
  • ready
  • recurrent
  • regular
  • reliable
  • scrupulous
  • seasonable
  • steady
  • strict
  • timely
  • under the wire
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antonyms for punctual

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  • late
  • tardy
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How to use punctual in a sentence

Google is testing this feature in these cities and you’ll soon be able to see how to avoid the crowd and remain punctual at the same time.
GOOGLE MAPS MADE SOME KEY CHANGES. USE THEM TO IMPROVE YOUR COMMUTE.SANDRA GUTIERREZJULY 22, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Imani likes being punctual, but after picking up food from her friend’s restaurant, Reveler’s Hour in Adams Morgan, and an unexpected Uber issue, she ended up logging in about 10 minutes late.
DATE LAB: CAN AN ‘EXTREME EXTROVERT’ AND INTROVERT HIT IT OFF?DAMONA HOFFMANAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He was punctual to his appointment on the following morning; and so was Mr Bellamy.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
A discount allowed by the company for the punctual payment of premiums belongs not to the agent, but to the insured.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
"I always make it a point to be punctual," Lamb dawdling in the background, overheard him say.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
The arrangement being thus fully made, the commissioner, promising to be punctual, bowed and retired.
ROLLO IN HOLLANDJACOB ABBOTT
He was a very punctual man—in other words, he always paced leisurely along, some time or another.
STORIES ABOUT ANIMALS: WITH PICTURES TO MATCHFRANCIS C. WOODWORTH
"She was praising me for punctuality; and then she said that you were punctual too," she explained cheerfully.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCEVARIOUS
I have dealt with him—he is just and punctual—true to time and engagements;—be kind to your noble guest, and see he wants nothing.
THE FORTUNES OF NIGELSIR WALTER SCOTT
On the Sunday I was punctual to my appointment to dine with the publisher.
LAVENGROGEORGE BORROW
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PUNCTUAL

  • complete
  • diligent
  • exact
  • exacting
  • faithful
  • fastidious
  • fussy
  • hanging in
  • heart and soul into
  • heedful
  • meticulous
  • minding p's and q's
  • painstaking
  • particular
  • playing safe
  • punctilious
  • punctual
  • reliable
  • tough
  • walking on eggs
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.