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Another word for timely

  1. Occurring at a fitting or advantageous time

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  2. Occurring, acting, or performed exactly at the time appointed

Another word for timely


Synonym Study

  • Seasonable applies literally to that which is suited to the season of the year or, figuratively, to the moment or occasion seasonable weather
  • Opportune refers to that which is so timed, often as if by accident, as to meet exactly the needs of the occasion the opportune arrival of a supply train
  • Timely applies to that which happens or is done at an appropriate time, esp. at such a time as to be of help or service a timely interruption