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The anxiety I feel when I'm late is nothing like the anxiety I feel when I'm on time.
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Meaning of "on time" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ON TIME

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WHAT DOES ON TIME MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of on time in the English dictionary

The definition of on time in the dictionary is at the expected or scheduled time. Other definition of on time is payable in instalments.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ON TIME

on the turn
on the understanding that
on the up and up
on the upgrade
on the wagon
on the wallaby
on the wane
on the warpath
on the watch
on the way out
on the whole
on the wind
on the wing
on the wrong foot
on the wrong tack
on thin ice
on tiptoe
on top of
on top of the world
on trial

WORDS THAT END LIKE ON TIME

ahead of time
all the time
at one time
at the same time
big time
from time to time
full time
in good time
in no time
in the fullness of time
in the nick of time
in time
local time
once upon a time
opening time
real time
short time
spare time
summer time
the big time
time

Synonyms and antonyms of on time in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ON TIME»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «on time» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of on time

Translation of «on time» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ON TIME

Find out the translation of on time to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of on time from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «on time» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

准时的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

a tiempo
570 millions of speakers

English

on time
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

समय पर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

فِي الْـمَوعِدِ الْـمُحَدَد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вовремя
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pontual
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সময়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

à l’heure
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pada masa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

pünktlich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

遅れずに
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

정기적인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ing wektu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đúng giờ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சரியான நேரத்தில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वेळे वर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

zamanında
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

puntuale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

na czas
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вчасно
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

punctual
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

έγκαιρος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

op tyd
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

på tid
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

presis
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of on time

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ON TIME»

The term «on time» is very widely used and occupies the 12.273 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ON TIME» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about on time

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10 QUOTES WITH «ON TIME»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word on time.
1
Sade Adu
The anxiety I feel when I'm late is nothing like the anxiety I feel when I'm on time.
2
Ben Affleck
All I do, really, is go to work and try to be professional, be on time and be prepared.
3
Jane Badler
I was on 'Murder She Wrote' with Angela Lansbury. She was fantastic... she was lovely to everyone, she was always on time, prepared. Whereas when I worked with Bob Hope, he didn't know his lines. He had to have these huge big cards... he hardly said two words to me all day.
4
Louis E. Boone
I am definitely going to take a course on time management... just as soon as I can work it into my schedule.
5
Dennis Brown
Because I used to go and watch him rehearsing for pantomime, and I have adopted some of those priciples, like try to be on time, learn your script, how he approach it, etc.
6
Dean Cain
My agent says that I'm a 'repeat business guy.' If you hire me to come do a movie, I'll be on time, know all my material, be ready to go, have a good attitude. I'm here to work, so I get hired over and over again by the same producers. If you just be a team player on set you can work so much more often.
7
Chumlee
People don't realize that one picture for you is just one picture. But for me, I take a thousand pictures a day. That adds up. It's tough getting somewhere on time when you have to stop that much.
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Ava DuVernay
I think good publicists are just like good mommies - always looking out, making sure folks are comfortable and making sure that folks are on time and making sure that folks are getting what they need and know what they need to do.
9
Scott Eastwood
Regardless if what you do in the world, you do it good. You do your best, and you show up on time, and you leave and you do a good job, and you treat people the way you want to be treated.
10
Scott Eastwood
I'll probably not be the best actor in Hollywood, and I am okay with that. But I will be the hardest working one, and I'll be the one that people like to work with because I show up on time, and I don't complain.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ON TIME»

Discover the use of on time in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to on time and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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On Time and Being
" "This collection may well vie with Vom Wesen des Grundes and Identität and Differenz as definitive statements of Heidegger's ontology."—Library Journal "The title of the English translation is that of the lead essay, the highly ...
Martin Heidegger, 2002
2
An essay on time
Norbert Elias attempts to answer the question, What is time'.
Norbert Elias, 2007
3
Narrative Dynamics: Essays on Time, Plot, Closure, and Frames
These are complimented by newer pieces by Susan Stanford Friedman on spatialization and Robyn Warhol on serial fiction.
Brian Richardson, 2002
4
Web Operations: Keeping the Data On Time
In this collection of essays and interviews, web veterans such as Theo Schlossnagle, Baron Schwartz, and Alistair Croll offer insights into this evolving field.
John Allspaw, Jesse Robbins, 2010
5
From Eternity to Here: The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time
From Eternity to Here is no less than the next step toward understanding how we came to exist, and a fantastically approachable read that will appeal to a broad audience of armchair physicists, and anyone who ponders the nature of our world ...
Sean Carroll, 2010
6
Dynamic Equations on Time Scales: An Introduction With ...
This book may stimulate the development of new kinds of equations with potentially new applications. Includes examples, exercises, solutions.
Martin Bohner, Allan Peterson, 2001
7
The Time Trap: The Classic Book on Time Management
For those who feel swamped by work and overwhelmed by information, this is the proven guide they need to get everything under control.
Alec Mackenzie, Pat Nickerson, 2009
8
About Time: Einstein's Unfinished Revolution
This is a book about the meaning of time, what it is, when it has started, how it flows and where to. It examines the consequences of Einstein's theory of relativity and offers startling suggestions about what recent research may reveal.
Paul Davies, 2006
9
The Inhuman: Reflections on Time
This important contribution to aesthetic and philosophical debates will be of great interest to students in philosophy, literary and cultural theory and politics. “Extremely important for everyone interested in issues of (post)modern ...
Jean-François Lyotard, 1991
10
Time Travel in Einstein's Universe: The Physical ...
A leading astrophysicist takes time travel science fiction to science fact, speculating on the real possibility that temporal navigation might be within the grasp of humanity. Reprint.
J. Richard Gott, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ON TIME»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term on time is used in the context of the following news items.
1
El Dorado Auditorium Renovation Still on Time
El Dorado-- A $5.6 million renovation project in a South Arkansas community was set to begin. The renovation of El Dorado's Municipal ... «MyArkLaMiss, Jul 15»
2
West Greene expects to open new elementary center on time
ROGERSVILLE – West Greene School District expects to begin classes in its new elementary center on time at the start of the new school year ... «Observer-Reporter, Jul 15»
3
Bucs made 'no promises,' to Dotson, who will report on time
Bucs right tackle Demar Dotson, who walked out of off-season workouts over a contract dispute, will report to training camp on time next Friday, ... «Tampabay.com, Jul 15»
4
Virgin Trains arrives right on time to support IFB 2016
Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson and Louise Ellman MP will be joined later today by Max Steinberg, chairman of the International Festival for ... «Insider Media, Jul 15»
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Judy Putnam: Clock repairs put Haslett right on time
HASLETT – Long-broken clocks in a downtown Haslett clocktower are keeping time once again. Sam Medawar, founder of Medawar Jewelers ... «Lansing State Journal, Jul 15»
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Incentives for spending time on Time Machine
Incentives for spending time on Time Machine. 07/23/2015 08:26 PM. 07/23/2015 08:32 PM. Incentives for spending time on Time Machine. 07/23/2015 08:32 ... «Good4Utah, Jul 15»
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Funding woes: RSA's Bronner says Alabama 'sitting on time bomb'
Dr. David Bronner, the CEO of Retirement Systems of Alabama, did not mince words about the financial woes of Alabama's General Fund as he ... «Opelika Auburn News, Jul 15»
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UNC Campus Alert Fails to Reach Students on Time
CHAPEL HILL-- Disappointed and unacceptable...that's coming from UNC Chapel Hill's chancellor after a crime alert failed to get out to ... «TWC News, Jul 15»
9
PH on time for APEC
Laura del Rosario, DFA undersecretary for international economic relations, told reporters that the Philippines is on time in preparing for the ... «The Manila Times, Jul 15»
10
Maggi ban would have been lifted if Nestle acted on time: FSSAI
The food regulator's order to stop sales, distribution and manufacture of Maggi noodles came a day after Nestle India's announcement recalling ... «Livemint, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. On time [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/on-time>. Aug 2019 ».
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