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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wel-tahymd]
    • /wɛl ˈtaɪmd/
    • /wel taɪmd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel-tahymd]
    • /wɛl ˈtaɪmd/

Definitions of well-timed word

  • adjective well-timed fittingly or appropriately timed; opportune; timely: a well-timed demand for new legislation. 1
  • adjective well-timed A well-timed action or comment is done or made at the most appropriate or suitable time. 0
  • adjective well-timed happening or scheduled to happen at an appropriate or suitable time 0
  • adjective well-timed timely; opportune 0

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Origin of well-timed

First appearance:

before 1625
One of the 42% oldest English words
First recorded in 1625-35

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Parts of speech for Well-timed


well-timed popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 43% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 61% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

Synonyms for well-timed

adj well-timed

  • appurtenant — relating, belonging, or accessory
  • auspicious — Something that is auspicious indicates that success is likely.
  • dexter — of or located on the right side
  • felicitous — well-suited for the occasion, as an action, manner, or expression; apt; appropriate: The chairman's felicitous anecdote set everyone at ease.
  • grownup — a mature, fully grown person; adult.

adjective well-timed

  • favourable — Pleasing, encouraging or approving.
  • opportune — appropriate, favorable, or suitable: an opportune phrase for the occasion.

Antonyms for well-timed

adj well-timed

  • disadvantageous — characterized by or involving disadvantage; unfavorable; detrimental.
  • dyslogistic — conveying disapproval or censure; not complimentary or eulogistic.
  • ill-timed — badly timed; inopportune.
  • previous — coming or occurring before something else; prior: the previous owner.

adjective well-timed

  • ex — (of goods) sold direct from.
  • mistimed — Done at an inappropriate moment; badly timed.

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