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Seasonable

Within a reasonable time; timely.

The term seasonable is usually used in connection with the performance of contractual obligations that must be completed "seasonably." The facts and circumstances of each case define a reasonable period of time.

seasonable

adjective acceptable, apposite, auspicious, befitting, convenient, due, expedient, favorable, fit, opportune, opportunus, proper, properly timed, propitious, seemly, suitable, timeful, timely, towardly, well-timed
See also: apposite, favorable, fit, fitting, opportune, prompt, proper, propitious, punctual, relevant, suitable
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Now, as they must, by taking horses from Worcester, have furnished any pursuers with the means of hereafter discovering their route, the ensign proposed, and the lady presently agreed, to make their first stage on foot; for which purpose the hardness of the frost was very seasonable.
Yees, yees, very fine weather, and seasonable for the time of year," Sir Pitt answered, who had suddenly grown deaf.
And I was that nearest person--brimful of comfort, charged to overflowing with seasonable and reviving words.
It is my rule never to make unnecessary mysteries, and never to set people suspecting me for want of a little seasonable candour on my part.
His caution was so seasonable, and his advice so good, that I could not but be very well pleased with his proposal, as well as I was satisfied with his fidelity; so we fell to digging, all four of us, as well as the wooden tools we were furnished with permitted; and in about a month's time, by the end of which it was seed-time, we had got as much land cured and trimmed up as we sowed two-and- twenty bushels of barley on, and sixteen jars of rice, which was, in short, all the seed we had to spare: indeed, we left ourselves barely sufficient, for our own food for the six months that we had to expect our crop; that is to say reckoning from the time we set our seed aside for sowing; for it is not to be supposed it is six months in the ground in that country.
This discourse, though very seasonable, left a kind of sadness on my heart, as if I might expect the affair would have a tragical issue still, which, however, he had no certainty of; and I did not indeed, at that time, question him about it, he having said that he would do his utmost to bring it to a good end, and that he hoped he might, but he would not have me be secure; and the consequence proved that he had reason for what he said.
Even Mr Codlin had nothing to urge against a proposal so seasonable.
Tenders are invited for Supplying And Displaying Of Seasonable Flowering Potted Plants in connection with Maintenance Of Hort Works At Different Horticulture Works Under Sub Divn 4 6 Dg 2015 16
NNA - Partly cloudy skies with seasonable temperature hikes are forecast for the upcoming 24 hours by Beirut international airport -based weatherman today.
South Wales was among the wettest parts of the UK yesterday, before the rain cleared, although maximum temperatures remained a seasonable 15C.
Hydraulic specialist Oleg Aristarkhov explained operation of the mine will be seasonable, drains will be installed.
And afterwards the Lord sent them such seasonable showers, with interchange of fair warm weather, as, through His blessing, caused a fruitful and liberal harvest, to their no small comfort and rejoicing.