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timely (adv.)

late Old English timlic "quickly, soon;" see time (n.) + -ly (2). As an adjective meaning "occurring at a suitable time" it is attested from c. 1200.

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Definitions of timely from WordNet
1
timely (adj.)
done or happening at the appropriate or proper time;
a timely warning
with timely treatment the patient has a good chance of recovery
Synonyms: seasonable / well-timed / well timed
timely (adj.)
before a time limit expires;
the timely filing of his income tax return
2
timely (adv.)
at an opportune time;
Synonyms: seasonably / well-timed / apropos
From wordnet.princeton.edu