already definition

  • adverb:
    • By this or a specified time: The children were already asleep when we got home.
    • therefore shortly: Are you stopping currently?
    • Informal Used as an intensive: Be peaceful already. Adequate already.
    • ahead of some specified time, either past, present, or future; by this time around; previously.
    • therefore soon.
    • affected by Yiddish שױן (shoyn) An intensifier accustomed focus on impatience or express exasperation.
    • ahead of some specified time, either last, present, or future; by now; formerly.
    • ahead of a specified or suggested time
    • By this or a specified time: the kids had been currently asleep when we got house.
    • therefore quickly: will you be quitting currently?
    • casual applied as an intensive: Be peaceful currently. Enough currently.
    • ahead of some specified time, either last, present, or future; by this time; previously.
    • therefore quickly.
    • impacted by Yiddish שױן (shoyn) An intensifier always stress impatience or express exasperation.
    • just before some specified time, either past, present, or future; by this time around; previously.
    • ahead of a specified or suggested time
  • others:
    • All prepared; very ready: regularly written all ready.
    • Existing in the specified time; present.
    • By this (or that) time; previously to or at some specified time, and/or time show thought; hence early; also then, and sometimes even today: because, he's got done it already; the home is complete already.
    • All prepared; very ready: on a regular basis written all ready.
    • Existing at the specified time; current.
    • By this (or that) time; previously to or at some specified time, or perhaps the time present to thought; thus early; also after that, and even now: since, he has done it already; the home is full already.

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