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Definition of Early

  • Soon; in good season; seasonably; betimes; as, come early.
  • In advance of the usual or appointed time; in good season; prior in time; among or near the first; -- opposed to late; as, the early bird; an early spring; early fruit.
  • Coming in the first part of a period of time, or among the first of successive acts, events, etc.
  • before the usual time or the time expected
  • in good time
  • during an early stage
  • at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
  • being or occurring at an early stage of development
  • of an early stage in the development of a language or literature

How to use early in a sentence. Early pronunciation.

He had also early in his life learned that an honest smile begets confidence; and his face, grave and even a little austere in outline, was usually lighted by a smile.
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He had an early breakfast, and prepared to go to her hotel, wishing to see her once more.
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Whatever the object, he was secretly taken to his house from the Palace, and his brother Nahoum seized upon his estate in the early morning.
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He watched the flies on the wall abstractedly; he listened to the early peripatetic salesmen crying their wares in the streets leading to the Palace; he stroked his cadaverous cheek with yellow fingers; he listened anxiously for a footstep.
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That was while it was yet early morning.
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Among the tracts opposing the theaters was an anonymous pamphlet entitled 'A Representation of the Impiety and Immorality of the English Stage', a piece which was published early in 1704 and which appeared in three editions before the end of that year.
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The pamphlet must have been completed late in 1703 or very early in 1704.
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We never moved a muscle all night, but waked at early dawn in the original positions, and got up at once, thoroughly refreshed, free from soreness, and brim full of friskiness.
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The Day being come of the Old Gentlemans Departure, he got up very Early in the Morning and with all the (seemingly) most endeared Carresses on both sides, he took leave of his Lady.
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The next Morning rises very early, pursuant to his Design; and having gone to his Friends House, and accouter'd himself in his new Habilments, which had so disguis'd him, that even his Friend had much ado to perswade himself 'twas the same Man.
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One Night above the rest, when I was sure he was engag'd to stay late at the Tavern, I had obliged my Spark to give me a meeting at our House; and had on that Occasion, sent all the servants up to Bed, upon pretence that they must must rise early in the Morning.
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She was so much alone, and the greyhound was always with her, and not only entertained her by such tricks as any other dog might have learned, but was to her a beloved, dumb, but by no means deaf, companion from her early home, who would prick its ears when she spoke the name of her dear little sisters in distant Arelas, from whom she had not heard for years; or it would look sadly in her face, and kiss her white hands, when longing forced tears into her eyes.
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Phoebicius was, in his fashion, very much in earnest with all these things; for they alone saved him in some measure from himself, from dark memories, and from the fear of meeting the reward of his evil deeds in a future life, while Sirona found her best comfort in the remembrance of her early life, and so gathered courage to endure the miserable present cheerfully, and to hold fast to hope for better times.
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And early in the morning he came again into the temple, and all the people came unto him; and he sat down, and taught them.
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It being Saturday, Mumford was back early in the afternoon, and Miss Derrick's absence caused no grief.
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So, after early luncheon, they took train to Victoria, Louise insisting that all the expenses should be hers.
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Early in the afternoon, as Mrs. Mumford was making ready to go out, the servant announced to her that a gentleman had called to see Miss Derrick; on learning that Miss Derrick was away, he had asked sundry questions, and ended by requesting an interview with Mrs. Mumford.
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Only midway in the morning did Mrs. Mumford, who had been busy with her child, speak of the early luncheon and her journey to town.
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In the early years of the nineteenth century, American literature sounds like a child learning to talk, and then aping its elders; Russian literature is the voice of a giant, waking from a long sleep, and becoming articulate.
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Bigness in early environment often produces a certain comfortable largeness of mental vision.
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Examples of Early

Example #1
From the Mokattam Hills, where he read Faith's letter again, his back against one of the forts which Napoleon had built in his Egyptian days, he scanned the distance.
Example #2
He was more Oriental, more fatalist, than he knew.
Example #3
There were things to be said for the first and last time and then be buried for ever.
Example #4
The girl David saved had told him her own name, and had given him the name of the hotel at which she was staying.
Example #5
To-day they told me at the Palace that his carriage was seen to leave with himself and Mizraim the Chief Eunuch.
Example #6
He died in Kaid Pasha's Palace, where other men have died, and none has inquired too closely.