/ (ˈsuːnəst) /

  1. the superlative of soon

  2. as soon as possible; urgently; without delay: send money soonest

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How to use soonest in a sentence

  • Those are happiest whose wounds heal soonest,—to whom a life-time grief is unknown.

    Alone | Marion Harland
  • The dogs learn to which of the flock to communicate orders, at which heels a bark or a bite soonest sets the flock in motion.

  • Contractors said it couldn't be done; said nine or ten months at the soonest; couldn't see it any other way.

    The Turmoil | Booth Tarkington
  • But after much thought he decided he would see Edith soonest by remaining at home, so he spent the summer in Chicago.

    A Girl Of The Limberlost | Gene Stratton Porter
  • Try the freshness of eggs by putting them into cold water; those that sink the soonest are the freshest.