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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Anon \A*non"\, adv. [OE. anoon, anon, anan, lit., in one
(moment), fr. AS. on in + [=a]n one. See On and One.]
1. Straightway; at once. [Obs.]
The same is he that heareth the word, and anon with
joy receiveth it. --Matt. xiii.
2. Soon; in a little while.
As it shall better appear anon. --Stow.
3. At another time; then; again.
Sometimes he trots, . . . anon he rears upright.
Anon right, at once; right off. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
Ever and anon, now and then; frequently; often.
A pouncet box, which ever and anon
He gave his nose. --Shak.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adv 1: at another time; "ever and anon"
2: (old-fashioned or informal) in a little while; "see you anon"
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
36 Moby Thesaurus words for "anon":
after a time, after a while, afterward, afterwards, again,
at another time, at that moment, at that time, before long,
betimes, by and by, by destiny, directly, ere long, fatally,
hopefully, imminently, in a moment, in a while, in aftertime,
in due course, in due time, in that case, in the future, later,
on that occasion, predictably, presently, probably, proximo,
shortly, soon, then, thereat, tomorrow, when
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