Already (adverb)

  1. Before now, previously.
  2. By this time.
  3. Even now.


From middle english already, from old english ǣr lǣne ("already, before now"), from ǣr ("early") + lǣne ("late"). cognate with german schon, dutch al, swedish redan.


  1. I have already seen that movie.
  2. He has already left the house.
  3. She has already finished her homework.
  4. They have already arrived.
  5. I have already told you that.
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