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1. shortly

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

Synonyms

  • presently
  • before long

Antonyms

  • high
  • long
  • outfield

Etymology

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

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Rhymes with Shortly

  • swartley
  • portly
  • courtly

Sentences with shortly


1. Adverb
It has been found to stretch to its limit shortly after this interval.

Quotes about shortly


1. I do hope that our spring will be starting shortly and we will all be able to enjoy some sunshine again.
- Lesley Garrett

2. shortly

adverb. ['ˈʃɔrtli'] in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner.

Synonyms

  • short

Etymology

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

3. shortly

adverb. ['ˈʃɔrtli'] in a concise manner; in a few words.

Synonyms

  • concisely
  • briefly
  • in short

Antonyms

  • courteous
  • provident
  • retentive
  • mindful

Etymology

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