on time

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

  1. Punctual or according to schedule.


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.