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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. Early, early: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. early, early: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. early: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. early: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. early: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. Early, early: Wordnik [home, info]
  7. early: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. Early, early: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. early: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. early: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. early: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. Early, early: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. early: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Early, early: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. early: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. early: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  17. Early (album), Early (name), Early: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Early: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. early: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. early: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. early: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. early: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. early: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. early: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. early: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. Early, early: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. Early: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. early: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. early: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. early: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. early: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. early: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Early: baby names list [home, info]
  2. EARLY: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. early: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Early, early: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. EARLY: DOD Dictionary of Military Terms: Joint Acronyms and Abbreviations [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (early)

adjective:  very young ("At an early age")
adjective:  expected in the near future ("Look for an early end to the negotiations")
adjective:  at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time ("Early morning")
adjective:  being or occurring at an early stage of development ("In an early stage")
adjective:  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.")
adverb:  before the usual time or the time expected ("She graduated early")
adverb:  in good time
adverb:  during an early stage ("Early on in her career")
name:  A surname (common: 1 in 16666 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1994)

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Phrases that include early:   early childhood, the early bird catches the worm, early exercise, early wake robin, early warning, more...

Words similar to early:   betimes, earlier, earliest, earliness, former, other, premature, ahead of time, beforehand, early on, too soon, more...

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