Hypertext Webster Gateway: "already"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Already \Al*read"y\, adv. [All (OE. al) + ready.]
Prior to some specified time, either past, present, or
future; by this time; previously. ``Joseph was in Egypt
already.'' --Exod. i. 5.

I say unto you, that Elias is come already. --Matt.
xvii. 12.

Note: It has reference to past time, but may be used for a
future past; as, when you shall arrive, the business
will be already completed, or will have been already

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adv : prior to a specified or implied time; "she has already
graduated" [ant: {not yet}]

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