on time

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Adjective[edit]

on time (comparative more on time, superlative most on time)

  1. Punctual or according to schedule.

Adverb[edit]

on time (not comparable)

  1. Punctually or according to the schedule.
    The train arrived on time for the first time this week.
  2. By installments, payments over a period of time.
    They bought their dining-room furniture on time.
  3. (chess) By a player's running out of time.
    Smith beat Jones on time.

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