well-timed

  • 1 well-timed — adj said or done at the most suitable moment = ↑timely ▪ a well timed remark ▪ My arrival wasn t very well timed …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 2 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

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

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  • 4 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

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

    English World dictionary

  • 6 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

  • 7 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 …

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  • 8 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

  • 9 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

  • 10 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

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

    Universalium

  • 12 well-timed — adjective Date: circa 1656 happening at an opportune moment ; timely < a well timed announcement > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 well timed — see well timed …

    English dictionary

  • 14 well-timed — adjective said or done at the most suitable moment: My arrival wasn t very well timed …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 well-timed — adjective Happening at an opportune or advantageous time …

    Wiktionary

  • 16 well-timed — Synonyms and related words: advantageous, advisable, appropriate, auspicious, becoming, befitting, congruous, convenient, decent, desirable, expedient, favorable, feasible, felicitous, fit, fitten, fitting, fortunate, fructuous, good, happy,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 well-timed — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. appropriate, opportune, seasonable; see timely . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Occurring at a fitting or advantageous time: auspicious, favorable, opportune, propitious, prosperous, seasonable, timely. See LUCK …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 well-timed — as scheduled, on time …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 well-timed — a. Opportune, seasonable, timely, happy, felicitous, all in good time …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 20 well-timed — [ˌwel ˈtaɪmd] adj effective because of happening at the right time Syn: timely …

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