Synonyms for already
adv before expected time


as of now
at present
before now
but now

by now
by that time
by the time mentioned
by then
by this time
even now

in the past
just now
up to now

Antonyms for already


Usage Notes

Although already and all ready are often indistinguishable in speech, the written forms have distinct meanings and uses. The phrase all ready means “entirely ready” or “prepared” (I was all ready to leave on vacation). Already means “previously” (The plane had already left the airport) or “so soon” (Is it lunchtime already?).

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  • Already stated

    Synonyms for already stated adj the here that aforementioned previously mentioned the indicated the present

  • Already taken

    Synonyms for already taken adj engaged, at work active unavailable working occupied engaged engrossed persevering buried employed hustling assiduous diligent industrious on duty swamped overloaded snowed slaving at it having a full plate having fish to fry having many irons in the fire in a meeting in conference in the field in the laboratory on […]

  • Also

    Synonyms for also adv in addition to again likewise too further still more besides additionally along and furthermore including moreover plus along with as well as well as conjointly in conjunction with in like manner more than that on top of over and above to boot together with withal

  • Also called

    Synonyms for also called adv otherwise known as also known as otherwise

  • Also known as

    Synonyms for also known as adv as known or named at another time or place alias a.k.a.

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