- happening or done before the usual or expected time；(of a plant or crop) flowering or ripening before other varieties
- before the usual or expected time；near the beginning of a particular time or period
- potatoes which are ready to be harvested before the main crop.；early shifts
noun: early, plural noun: earlies
- 1. happening or done before the usual or expected time we ate an early lunch 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ (of a plant or crop) flowering or ripening before other varieties early potatoes
- 2. belonging or happening near the beginning of a particular period an early goal secured victory she's in her early fifties 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ done or occurring near the beginning of the day we agreed to meet at 6 am to get an early start
- ▪ denoting or belonging to the beginning of a historical period or cultural movement early impressionism
- ▪ occurring at the beginning of a sequence the earlier chapters of the book
- 1. before the usual or expected time I was planning to finish work early today 同義詞 反義詞
- 2. near the beginning of a particular time or period we lost a couple of games early in the season
- ▪ near the beginning of the day I wrote this piece early one morning
- ▪ before the present time or before the time one is referring to you met my husband earlier
- 1. potatoes which are ready to be harvested before the main crop.
- 2. informal early shifts she is on earlies
- A person who arises early in the morning.
- a person who leaves early, especially a person who abandons a pension plan before the expected date.
- a person who habitually gets out of bed earlier than is usual: good thing I'm an early riser or else I'd probably miss the beginning of school
- medieval, Renaissance, and early baroque music, especially as revived and played on period ... a recital of early music an Early Music society
- a system or practice by which votes are cast ahead of election day: the surge in early voting favoured Democrats the governor extended early-voting hours by three hours a day
- at an initial stage in a particular time or period
Oxford American Dictionary
- the practice of leaving employment before the statutory age, especially on favourable financial ... some will be forced to take early retirement there is a surge of early retirements among demoralized staff
- a person who rises, arrives, or acts before the usual or expected time
- happening or done before the usual or expected time: we ate an early lunch
- before the usual or expected time: I was planning to finish work early today
Oxford American Dictionary
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