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1. presently

adverb. ['ˈprɛzəntli'] in the near future.

Synonyms

  • shortly
  • before long

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • present (English)
  • presenten (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Presently

  • unpleasantly
  • pleasantly

Sentences with presently


1. Adverb
If such a stock is presently trading at $9.5, it is a good buy.

Quotes about presently


1. Do not waste time bothering whether you ‘love’ your neighbor; act as if you did. As soon as we do this we find one of the great secrets. When you are behaving as if you loved someone, you will presently come to love him.
- C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity

2. Should we continue to look upwards? Is the light we can see in the sky one of those which will presently be extinguished? The ideal is terrifying to behold... brilliant but threatened on all sides by the dark forces that surround it: nevertheless, no more in danger than a star in the jaws of the clouds.
- Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

3. Now, I have nothing against the public school system as it is presently organized, once you allow the humor of its basic assumption about how it is possible to teach things to children....
- Shirley Jackson, Life Among the Savages

2. presently

adverb. ['ˈprɛzəntli'] at this time or period; now.

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • present (English)
  • presenten (Middle English (1100-1500))
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