already

All Adverb
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  • Now it is already half-past eight, it must be nearly bed-time. Cited from The South Pole, Vols 1 and 2, Roald Amundsen
  • When she reached the hall it was already half-past ten o'clock. Cited from Lady Rose's Daughter, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • The two men were already half-way down the hill. Cited from Peter Ruff and the Double Four, by Oppenheim
  • But he was already half way to the door. Cited from David Elginbrod, by George MacDonald[Scottish]
  • It is likely that Ireland became settled by sea after it had already become an island.
  • While this work was going on there was already regular passenger service to the West.
  • At this point they had already been looking for alternative sources of funding.
  • He was already half-way to the house. Cited from Elster's Folly, by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • It reached people who were already church members.
  • That was already a record at the time.
  • Despite never having appeared in feature films, some of the cast members were already well known to the public.
  • A treatment or cure is applied after a medical problem has already started.
  • But he was already half-way down the ladder and refused to stop. Cited from The Day of the Dog, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • He was thirty-eight years old and had already composed thirty-eight operas.
  • Moreover, much of the population of military age had joined the British Army already.
  • The Free State was already moving towards independence by this point.
  • Each subsequent code is stored starting at the least significant bit not already used.
  • But Val was already half-way to the door when his brother joined him. Cited from Ralestone Luck, by Andre Norton
  • But Frank was already half-way across the street. Cited from Frank Merriwell's Reward, by Burt L. Standish
  • Already, he cannot picture his mother's face or recall his father's name.
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Meaning of already

  • adverb Prior to a specified or implied time
    she has already graduated