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presently

Synonyms of presently in English:

adverb

  • 1 I shall see you presently
    soon, shortly, directly, quite soon, in a short time, in a short/little while, at any moment/minute/second, in a moment/minute/second, in less than no time (at all), in next to no time, before long, by and by;
    North American  momentarily;
    South African  just now
    informal pretty soon, any moment now, before you know it, before you can say Jack Robinson, in a jiffy, in two shakes of a lamb's tail
    British informal in a mo
    archaic or informal anon
    literary ere long
  • 2 he is presently abroad
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