Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Being or occurring in good or proper time; opportune.

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Usage examples "timely":

  1. With tears in his eyes he thanked the two young men for their timely aid. - "The Great Mogul", Louis Tracy.
  2. It is pleasing to state that most of the Saints heeded the timely instruction and warning, and there was great improvement in keeping this law of the Lord. - "A Young Folks' History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints", Nephi Anderson.
  3. Korolenko was greatly impressed by the young vagabond, believed in his powers, and gave timely and valuable help. - "Essays on Russian Novelists", William Lyon Phelps.