presently [prez-uhnt-lee] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||adverb|
|Definition:||in a short while|
|Synonyms:||anon, before long, before you know it, by and by, directly, down the line, down the pike, down the road, immediately, in a minute, in a moment, in a short time, now, nowadays, pretty soon, shortly, soon, today, without delay|
|Notes:||momentarily means 'in a moment'; presently means 'soon' or 'shortly'
presently means 'soon, shortly, before long' while at present means 'at the time of speaking'
|Antonyms:||eventually, later, never|