adverb, sooner, soonest.
within a short period after this or that time, event, etc.:
We shall know soon after he calls.
before long; in the near future; at an early date:
Let’s leave soon.
promptly or quickly:
He came as soon as he could.
readily or willingly:
I would as soon walk as ride.
early in a period of time; before the time specified is much advanced:
soon at night; soon in the evening.
Obsolete. immediately; at once; forthwith.
sooner or later, eventually:
Sooner or later his luck will run out.
would sooner, to prefer to:
I would sooner not go to their party.
Compare rather (def 9).
the superlative of soon
as soon as possible; urgently; without delay: send money soonest
in or after a short time; in a little while; before long: the doctor will soon be here
as soon as, at the very moment that: she burst into tears as soon as she saw him
as soon…as, used to indicate that the second alternative mentioned is not preferable to the first: I’d just as soon go by train as drive
adjective, Australian. 1. sentimental; emotional.
noun 1. truth, reality, or fact. adjective 2. soothing, soft, or sweet. 3. true or real. noun 1. truth or reality (esp in the phrase in sooth) adjective 2. true or real 3. smooth
noun 1. a black, carbonaceous substance produced during incomplete combustion of coal, wood, oil, etc., rising in fine particles and adhering to the sides of the chimney or pipe conveying the smoke: also conveyed in the atmosphere to other locations. verb (used with object) 2. to mark, cover, or treat with soot. noun 1. finely […]
verb (used with object), soothed, soothing. 1. to tranquilize or calm, as a person or the feelings; relieve, comfort, or refresh: soothing someone’s anger; to soothe someone with a hot drink. 2. to mitigate, assuage, or allay, as pain, sorrow, or doubt: to soothe sunburned skin. verb (used without object), soothed, soothing. 3. to exert […]