Definitions of early

  1.   before the usual time or the time expected she graduated early the house was completed ahead of time
  2.   in good time he awoke betimes that morning
  3.   expected in the near future look for an early end to the negotiations
  4.   during an early stage early on in her career
  5.   being or occurring at an early stage of development in an early stage early forms of life early man an early computer
  6.   linguistics of an early stage in the development of a language or literature the Early Hebrew alphabetical script is that used mainly from the 11th to the 6th centuries B C Early Modern English is represented in documents printed from 1476 to 1700
  7.   very young at an early age
  8.   of the distant past the early inhabitants of Europe former generations in other times
  9.   at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time early morning an early warning early diagnosis an early death took early retirement an early spring
  10.   of an early stage in the development of a language or literature the Early Hebrew alphabetical script is that used mainly from the 11th to the 6th centuries B C Early Modern English is represented in documents printed from 1476 to 1700
  11.   Soon in good season seasonably betimes as come early
  12.   Coming in the first part of a period of time or among the first of successive acts events etc
  13.   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
  14.   Being near the beginning before the usual time in good time
  15.   At or near the beginning soon seasonably
  16.   Earlier
  17.   Earliest
  18.   In good season at or near the beginning of the day
  20.   In good time soon at the beginning of the day or period
  21.   Occurring among the first in a series or sooner than is usual soon to occur
  22.   At or near the beginning of a period of time
  23.   In advance of something else prior in time forward at or near the beginning in good season
  24.   Soon in good season betimes
  25.   Prior in season or time coming soon before or in advance of others
  26.   Soon betimes

Quotes of early

  1. Learning to dislike children at an early age saves a lot of expense and aggravation later in life – Robert Byrne
  2. And for every project because it takes years you can see the early drawings and collages as just a simple vague idea and through the years and through the negotiations of getting the permit you see that every detail is now clarified – Christo
  3. I saw no African people in the printed and illustrated Sunday school lessons I began to suspect at this early age that someone had distorted the image of my people My long search for the true history of African people the world over began – John Henrik Clarke
  4. Even though I pretty much made my own decisions early on when I was younger I tended to overbook my life – Sheena Easton
  5. I was never named in the early years as having anything to do with the assassination of Malcolm – Louis Farrakhan
  6. Well I certainly was exposed to and learned to appreciate the work of great directors early on As a kid my mother used to take me to see really interesting arty films in Los Angeles – Jodie Foster
  7. I think Karl Rove saw that in George W Bush early on and understood the impact that he could have on Texas politics and probably on national politics – Ed Gillespie
  8. I discovered early in my movie work that a movie is never any better than the stupidest man connected with it There are times when this distinction may be given to the writer or director Most often it belongs to the producer – Ben Hecht
  9. New developments in weapon systems during the 1950s and early 1960s created a situation that was most dangerous and even conducive to accidental war – Herman Kahn
  10. If there's a golf course in heaven I hope it's like Augusta National I just don't want an early tee time – Gary Player
  11. What we're seeing early on is Democrats rallying around Al Gore Republicans rallying around George Bush and the difficulty of anybody else to get any room in the race – Stuart Rothenberg
  12. I never got into sports at all until I was in my early 20s after my music career got going – Neil Schon
  13. If you learn late you pass it on to people so they can learn early It's a step process – Russell Simmons
  14. I continued writing the bad plays which fortunately nobody would produce just as no one did me the unkindness of publishing my early novels – Patrick White
  15. My first introduction to chemistry came at a quite early age through my mother's elder brother – Geoffrey Wilkinson

Usage examples for early

  1. “ To morrow I'm going to get up early – Their Son; The Necklace by Eduardo Zamacois
  2. He told me he should go to bed early – The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood by Arthur Griffiths
  3. Sue and I to early – Saturday's Child by Kathleen Norris
  4. His daughter must be a lady he had not forgotten his early life – The Courier of the Ozarks by Byron A. Dunn
  5. Better drop in early – Jimmy Kirkland and the Plot for a Pennant by Hugh S. Fullerton
  6. The next morning we made an early start – Famous Adventures And Prison Escapes of the Civil War by Various
  7. See that ye both come and that right early – A Boy's Ride by Gulielma Zollinger
  8. “ I was married early this morning – A Son of the Hills by Harriet T. Comstock
  9. You two will have to go to bed very early to night – A Little Florida Lady by Dorothy C. Paine
  10. “ Sixteen's a little early – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  11. So I have to get up early in the morning – Five Little Peppers at School by Margaret Sidney
  12. “ I may not be able to come down to morrow Tessibel she said looking up into the serious face because my brother is coming home early in the morning – Tess of the Storm Country by Grace Miller White
  13. You thought so then I went on though it was quite early in the day – Lalage's Lovers 1911 by George A. Birmingham
  14. The day after tomorrow early in the morning or the day after that – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
  15. But one brother goes early away from the home – Nautilus by Laura E. Richards
  16. It is early and I can never sleep here if I go to bed – Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  17. In the early years I was frightened with you and now I am ashamed – The Wife and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  18. But I have to catch an early train to London ” – Witness For The Defence by A.E.W. Mason
  19. How early you must have started – Rosinante to the Road Again by John Dos Passos
  20. “ I made up my mind that I would try to stop early on my way to the other children – Five Little Starrs in the Canadian Forest by Lillian Elizabeth Roy Elizabeth Colborne

Rhymes for early