[副](~・er;~・est)
  1. 1 もうすぐ,まもなく,そのうちに,近いうちに
  2. 2 早く,すみやかに
    • How soon will I hear from you?
    • いつ[どれくらい早く]ご連絡いただけますか
    • the soonest possible date
    • できるだけ早い期日(◆earliest のほうがふつう)
  3. 3 ((方言))(特定の時間帯の中で)早めに

soonの慣用句・イディオム

  1. as soon as ...
  1. as soon as maybe [may be]
  1. as soon as one can
  1. as soon as possible
    • できるだけ早く(◆メモ・Eメールなどで ASAP または asap と略記される)
  1. at the soonest
    • (いくら)早くても
  1. none too soon
    • やっとのことで,ようやく
  1. no sooner ... than ...
  1. no sooner said than done
    • ただちに,あっというまに(やり終えて)
  1. sooner or later=soon or late
    • 遅かれ早かれ,早晩
  1. sooner rather than later
    • 遅かれ早かれ;いつかは
  1. so soon as ...
  1. would (just) as soon ... (as not)
    • ((略式))どちらかといえば…したい
  1. would sooner ... (than ...)
    • (…するよりも)むしろ…したい,いっそ…したい