What are some alternative words for briefly?

Synonyms for briefly

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term briefly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. briefly(adverb)

    for a short time

    "she visited him briefly"; "was briefly associated with IBM"

    in short, shortly, in brief, concisely

  2. concisely, briefly, shortly, in brief, in short(adverb)

    in a concise manner; in a few words

    "the history is summed up concisely in this book"; "she replied briefly"; "briefly, we have a problem"; "to put it shortly"

    in short, shortly, curtly, concisely, soon, in brief, presently, short, briefly, before long

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. briefly(ad.)

    concisely, in short, in brief, in a few words

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

brief, succinctly, short, summarily, quickly, briefly, shortly, soon, concisely, simple, rapidly, summary

Translations for briefly

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for briefly »


Find a translation for the briefly synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

Images & Illustrations of briefly

     Images & Illustrations of briefly Images & Illustrations of briefly Images & Illustrations of briefly

Discuss these briefly synonyms with the community:


Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:


"briefly." Synonyms.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 18 Dec. 2017. <http://www.synonyms.net/synonym/briefly>.

Are we missing a good synonym for briefly?

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for briefly:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.