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  1. at once or without delay: Be sure to complete the form accurately and return it promptly.

  2. exactly on time; punctually: The doors will shut promptly at 2 p.m., and no latecomers will be seated.

Origin of promptly


Other words from promptly

  • o·ver·prompt·ly, adverb
  • qua·si-prompt·ly, adverb
  • un·prompt·ly, adverb

Words Nearby promptly Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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