well-timed
adjective Date: circa 1656 happening at an opportune moment ; timely <
a well-timed announcement
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  • well-timed — [ ,wel taımd ] adjective happening at the right time and making something effective: TIMELY: His visit to the city is well timed, since the election is approaching. a well timed pass/tackle …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • well-timed — index felicitous, fit, opportune, punctual, seasonable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • well-timed — timely, *seasonable, opportune, pat Analogous words: apt, happy, felicitous, appropriate, fitting (see FIT adj) Contrasted words: *premature, untimely: late, *tardy, behindhand …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • well-timed — [wel′tīmd′] adj. timely; opportune …   English World dictionary

  • well timed — adjective done or happening at the appropriate or proper time a timely warning with timely treatment the patient has a good chance of recovery a seasonable time for discussion the book s publication was well timed • Syn: ↑timely, ↑seasonable, ↑w …   Useful english dictionary

  • well-timed — also well timed ADJ GRADED A well timed action or comment is done or made at the most appropriate or suitable time. He built the company through a string of well timed acquisitions... One well timed word from you will be all it needs. Syn: timely …   English dictionary

  • well-timed — /ˈwɛl taɪmd/ (say wel tuymd) adjective fittingly timed; opportune; timely: a well timed attack. Also, (especially in predicative use), well timed /wɛl ˈtaɪmd/ (say wel tuymd) …   Australian English dictionary

  • well-timed — UK [ˌwel ˈtaɪmd] / US adjective happening at the right time and making something effective His visit to the city is well timed, since the election is approaching. a well timed pass/tackle …   English dictionary

  • well-timed — I adjective done or happening at the appropriate or proper time a timely warning with timely treatment the patient has a good chance of recovery a seasonable time for discussion the book s publication was well timed • Syn: ↑timely, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • well-timed — /wel tuymd /, adj. fittingly or appropriately timed; opportune; timely: a well timed demand for new legislation. [1625 35] * * * …   Universalium

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