Punctuality

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Punctuality->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ punctuality
punctuality
promptness
immediateness
PARAG:Punctuality->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be prompt
be prompt
be on time
be in time
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ arrive on time
arrive on time
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be in the nick of time
be in the nick of time
PARAG:Punctuality->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ timely
timely
seasonable
in time
punctual
prompt
PARAG:Punctuality->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ on time
on time
punctually
at the deadline
precisely
exactly
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ right on time
right on time
to the minute
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in time
in time
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in good time
in good time
in military time
in pudding time|
in due time
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ time enough
time enough
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ with no time to spare
with no time to spare
by a hair's breadth

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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