meaning of betimes

betimes meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"at an earlier period," early 14c., from betime (c.1300, from be- + time) + adverbial genitive -s.


betimes meaning in General Dictionary

in good time

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  • In great period or time; prior to it being belated; seasonably; early.
  • very quickly; soon; quickly; forth with.

betimes meaning in General Dictionary

(adv.) In great period or time; before it is late; seasonably; early.

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  • (adv.) Very quickly; soon; quickly; forth with.

Sentence Examples with the word betimes

He was married betimes to Elizabeth of Anjou, who had been brought up at the Hungarian court.

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