What does ASAP stand for?

As soon as possible

ASAP means as soon as possible. It is an acronym used to emphasize the urgency of a situation.

ASAP is commonly used in everyday writing and speech in regard to time-sensitive subjects. People typically pronounce it as "A.S.A.P." or "A-sap."


I need to get my homework done ASAP so I can go outside and play
ASAP stands for "as soon as possible"
ASAP stands for "as soon as possible"

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Updated June 28, 2016

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