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3 definitions found
 for anon
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.]
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              The same is he that heareth the word, and anon with
              joy receiveth it.                     --Matt. xiii.
                                                    20.
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     2. Soon; in a little while.
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              As it shall better appear anon.       --Stow.
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     3. At another time; then; again.
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              Sometimes he trots, . . . anon he rears upright.
                                                    --Shak.
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     Anon right, at once; right off. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
  
     Ever and anon, now and then; frequently; often.
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              A pouncet box, which ever and anon
              He gave his nose.                     --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  anon
      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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