Search Result for "anon":
1. at another time;
- Example: "ever and anon"
2. (old-fashioned or informal) in a little while;
- Example: "see you anon"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Anon \A*non"\, adv. [OE. anoon, anon, anan, lit., in one (moment), fr. AS. on in + [=a]n one. See On and One.] 1. Straightway; at once. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The same is he that heareth the word, and anon with joy receiveth it. --Matt. xiii. 20. [1913 Webster] 2. Soon; in a little while. [1913 Webster] As it shall better appear anon. --Stow. [1913 Webster] 3. At another time; then; again. [1913 Webster] Sometimes he trots, . . . anon he rears upright. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Anon right, at once; right off. [Obs.] --Chaucer. Ever and anon, now and then; frequently; often. [1913 Webster] A pouncet box, which ever and anon He gave his nose. --Shak. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
anon adv 1: at another time; "ever and anon" 2: (old-fashioned or informal) in a little while; "see you anon"Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
36 Moby Thesaurus words for "anon": after a time, after a while, afterward, afterwards, again, at another time, at that moment, at that time, before long, betimes, by and by, by destiny, directly, ere long, fatally, hopefully, imminently, in a moment, in a while, in aftertime, in due course, in due time, in that case, in the future, later, on that occasion, predictably, presently, probably, proximo, shortly, soon, then, thereat, tomorrow, when