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synonyms for timely

  • appropriate
  • convenient
  • prompt
  • proper
  • up-to-date
  • up-to-the-minute
  • well-timed
  • auspicious
  • favorable
  • fit
  • fitting
  • in good time
  • in the nick of time
  • judicious
  • likely
  • meet
  • modern
  • now
  • opportune
  • pat
  • promising
  • propitious
  • prosperous
  • punctual
  • seasonable
  • suitable
  • timeous
  • towardly
  • with it

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What is another word for timely?

Timely is used to describe something that happens at the right time or the scheduled time, as in a timely payment or a timely delivery. In this case, you could substitute timely with prompt or on-time.

Timely can also describe something that happens at a time that’s best or most beneficial. In these cases, you can use words like appropriate, fitting, or well-timed.

If something is timely in a lucky or coincidental way that leads to good fortune, you could describe it as serendipitous, as in Your card with the extra cash was especially serendipitous—it arrived on the day I ran out of money. Serendipitous indicates a level of good fortune that timely doesn’t necessarily imply.

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antonyms for timely

MOST RELEVANT
  • improper
  • unsuitable
  • unsuited
  • inappropriate
  • inopportune
  • untimely
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How to use timely in a sentence

The timely premise is, therefore, “the creature becomes the creator.”
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It’s a timely reminder that much of the progress made on water pollution during the past 51 years is rapidly being undone.
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She’s been working on the book for years, but this summer, when public health and social justice are both at the forefront, her opinions about accountability and local political change feel particularly timely.
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Google provides many support mechanisms, but we recognize there can be situations where site owners may wish to report urgent bugs or other issues in a timely manner.
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Build out processes that enable your organization to publish messaging that’s timely and aligned with what your audience expects to distinguish your brand from the competition.
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That said, it helps to know the best time for posting, that is, the time when the account’s audience is online and most likely to interact with posts and give them a timely engagement boost.
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Using timely but standalone campaigns, you can deploy all the marketing and buzz-creating tools provided that you use them to curate your campaigns in line with the interests of broad customer groups.
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If clubs can add real value with their fan subscription service – which is delivering timely, engaging content to their channel, then fans will respond and the interest in this type of service is only going to increase.
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Having a process to ask for reviews and respond to feedback in a timely manner can help you build your business’ reputation, improve your relationship with customers and help you recover from a negative review.
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More bite-sized timely and targeted content costs less and is quicker to turn around, although it keeps content delivery teams just as busy for less money.
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WORDS RELATED TO TIMELY

  • germane
  • relevant
  • suitable
  • timely
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.