Definition of ASAP in English:


  • As soon as possible:

    ‘fill in your form and send it to us ASAP’
    • ‘They did what they wanted and got out of there asap.’
    • ‘If anyone has any information, please let me know asap.’
    • ‘Please contact me asap to arrange a time for the three of us to meet.’
    • ‘Seems the uneven pupil thing may be an indication of a deeper problem, and I need to have it checked out by a specialist asap.’
    • ‘I have too many things elsewhere that I've left undone, that must be done up asap!’
    • ‘We're working on it, and hope to have it fixed asap.’
    • ‘I hope you feel better soon, and I'll try and express mail you some chicken noodle soup and some cough lollies asap.’
    • ‘I would like to get a gallery and info page up on my site asap.’
    • ‘I hope that this mess is sorted asap, and the right people put in the right positions so we can develop the town.’
    • ‘This afternoon he will hopefully be able to leave the fist-pump in room 101 and concentrate on his gameplan, which should be fairly simple - win and win asap.’
    • ‘I'll try to answer emails asap but things are manic here at the moment.’
    • ‘More signs are needed and the old ones removed asap.’
    • ‘Please send broadband to this electronic hinterland asap!’
    • ‘It was to exclaim that I'm not staying in this backwater, but getting back on that plane to NYC asap.’
    • ‘We've been trying to push for an exchange of contracts asap and a completion date before the end of June (after that there is a very high chance of the chain collapsing above us and we'll lose the house we want to buy).’
    • ‘If you're interested, I'd give them a call asap.’
    • ‘A spokesman for the group played down rift rumours and stressed that the Dublin gig would be rescheduled asap.’
    • ‘Places are still available, so call into the library and book in asap!’
    • ‘We are receiving all voice mails, so if you get our voice mail system rather than us directly, please leave us a message and we will return it asap.’
    • ‘We just wanted to get out of there asap so we asked for the check.’
    immediately, at once, instantly, directly, right away, straight away, now, this/that, that very minute, this very minute, that instant, this instant, then and there, there and then, here and now, in a flash, like a flash, instantaneously, by return, post-haste, without delay, without further ado, without more ado, without hesitation, unhesitatingly
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