In a short time; shortly after any time specified or supposed; as, soon after sunrise.
- In the near future; shortly.
- Without hesitation; promptly: came as soon as possible.
- Before the usual or appointed time; early.
- With willingness; readily: I'd as soon leave right now.
- Obsolete Immediately.
- no sooner than As soon as: No sooner was the frost off the ground than the work began.
- sooner or later At some time; eventually: Sooner or later you will have to face the facts.