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Definition of Already

  • Prior to some specified time, either past, present, or future; by this time; previously.
  • prior to a specified or implied time

How to use already in a sentence. Already pronunciation.

What his object was in summoning David for an hour when all the court and all the official Europeans should be already present, remained to be seen.
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What he was going to say, truthful though it was, must hurt her, and she had been sorely hurt already.
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And already he is forgotten.
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Already his mind was engaged in scrutiny of the circumstances in which he was set.
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Why has he not already killed?
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Pay a trademark license fee to the Foundation of 20% of the gross profits you derive calculated using the method you already use to calculate your applicable taxes.
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To look into our _Modern Plays_, and there to see the Differences of Good and Evil confounded, Prophaneness, Irreligion, and Unlawful Love, made the masterly Stroaks of the _fine Gentleman_; Swearing, Cursing, and Blaspheming, the Graces of his Conversation; and Unchristian Revenge, to consummate the Character of the _Hero_; Sharpness and Poignancy of Wit exerted with the greatest Vigor against the _Holy Order_; in short, Religion and all that is Sacred, Burlesqu'd and Ridicul'd; To see this, I say, and withall, to reflect upon the fatal Effects which these things have already had, and how much worse are likely to follow, if not timely prevented, cannot but fill the Minds of all good Men with very dismal Apprehensions.
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And, 'tis to be hop'd, the Nation has already taken the Alarm, and begin to think how to avert God's Displeasure.
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You are urged to write the editors, who are anxious to know, not only what you would like to see reprinted, but also what items already printed you have found most useful, and what sort of information you think is most profitable to include in the Introductions.
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Why, the fellow numbers already his feet by the thousands.
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An hour before, I would have felt opulent if I had owned ten feet in a Gold Hill mine whose ore produced twenty-five dollars to the ton; now I was already annoyed at the prospect of having to put up with mines the poorest of which would be a marvel in Gold Hill.
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Yet I was as perfectly satisfied in my own mind as I could be of anything, that I was going to gather up, in a day or two, or at furthest a week or two, silver enough to make me satisfactorily wealthy-and so my fancy was already busy with plans for spending this money.
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A depression, where its bed had once been, in other times, was already filling, and in one or two places the water was beginning to wash over the main bank.
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What Love can I expect (replies the cunning Jade) from one that has a Wife already?
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He had no need to Visit her again, for she had done his Business already, having so pepper'd him with the Pox, that in a little time he was neither able to go nor stand.
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And accordingly took an opportunity to buy a Silver _Snush-Box_; and having before bought some fine French Walnuts, he presented his Mistress with some, and by cracking of them, had an opportunity to tarry longer in the Shop, and gaze more on that Beauty which had already overcome him.
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Hold, Sir, says she, you talk as if we were already both agreed; but you shall find there will be two Words to the making of that Bargain.
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I that help'd him, upon such occasions; and one of these Gentlemen told another of his Comrades in the hearing of the Disguis'd Constable, who made that use of it I have already told you.
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And at the same time he now said to himself, that if indeed Sirona had fled into the desert instead of to the senator's house he was wasting time, and letting the start, which she had already gained, increase in a fatal degree.
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They had already heard of the bishop's sentence on Paulus, the sinner, and they gave him no greeting.
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Examples of Already

Example #1
As David entered, Kaid was busy receiving salaams, and returning greeting, but with an eye to the singularly boyish yet gallant figure approaching.
Example #2
Now, with amusement in his eyes, Prince Kaid watched David coming up the great hall.
Example #3
He put his thoughts more gently, more vaguely. "By what happened I have come to see what matters in life.
Example #4
I was behind the hedge.
Example #5
It is the custom here.
Example #6
He was a pleasure-lover, alas!