1. deadline

noun. ['ˈdɛdˌlaɪn'] the point in time at which something must be completed.


  • curfew
  • point in time


  • node
  • middle
  • end

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Rhymes with Deadline

  • headline

How do you pronounce deadline?

Pronounce deadline as ˈdɛˌdlaɪn.

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Sentences with deadline

1. Noun, singular or mass
If you miss the deadline, the IRS will tax the rollover amount at your regular income tax rate.

Quotes about deadline

1. People always ask me if I’m into sports, and I say, “Well, isn’t writing a sport? If you’re doing it right, and you have a deadline, you should be sweating.
- Jarod Kintz, Who Moved My Choose?: An Amazing Way to Deal With Change by Deciding to Let Indecision Into Your Life

2. A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it's better than no inspiration at all.
- Rita Mae Brown

3. A deadline is, simply put, optimism in its most kick-ass form. It's a potent force that, when wielded with respect, will level any obstacle in its path. This is especially true when it comes to creative pursuits.
- Chris Baty, No Plot? No Problem!: A Low-Stress, High-Velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 Days