Accurately vs Timely - What's the difference?
As adverbs the difference between accurately and timely
is that accurately
is in an accurate manner; exactly; precisely; without error or defect while timely
is (archaic) in good time; early, quickly.
As an adjective timely is
done at the proper time.
In an accurate manner; exactly; precisely; without error or defect.
Done at the proper time.
Happening or appearing at the proper time.
- The timely dew of sleep.
, date=October 20
, author=Jamie Lillywhite
, title=Tottenham 1 - 0 Rubin Kazan
, work=BBC Sport
, passage=The athletic Walker, one of Tottenham's more effective attacking elements with his raids from right-back, made a timely
intervention after Rose had been dispossessed and even Aaron Lennon was needed to provide an interception in the danger zone to foil another attempt by the Russians.}}
(obsolete) Keeping time or measure.
* (done at the proper time ): well-timed
* (happening or appearing at the proper time ): opportune, seasonable
* (done at the proper time ): badly timed, ill-timed
* (happening or appearing at the proper time ): inopportune, unseasonable
(archaic) In good time; early, quickly.
* 2000 , (George RR Martin), A Storm of Swords , Bantam 2011, p. 587:
(obsolete) At the right time; seasonably.
* 1646 , (Thomas Browne), Pseudodoxia Epidemica :
- ‘If I had been born more timely , he said, Rhaegar would have married me instead of Elia, and it would all have come out different.’
- And this we shall more readily perform, if we timely survey our knowledge, impartially singling out those encroachments, which junior compliance and popular credulity hath admitted.