forthwith

  • 1 forthwith — I adverb as soon as can be reasonably expected, at once, immediately, instantaneously, instantly, promptly, quickly, straightaway, with all reasonable speed, with reasonable dispatch II index as soon as feasible, instant, instantly Burton s …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Forthwith — Forth with (? or ?; see {With}), adv. 1. Immediately; without delay; directly. [1913 Webster] Immediately there fell from his eyes as it had been scales; and he received sight forthwith. Acts ix. 18. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) As soon as the thing… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 forthwith — [fôrth with′, fôrthwith′] adv. [ME forth with (for OE forth mid): see FORTH & WITH] immediately; at once …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 forthwith — c.1200 (prep); early 14c. (adv.), from FORTH (Cf. forth) + WITH (Cf. with). The O.E. equivalent was forð mid …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 forthwith — [adv] immediately abruptly, at once, away, directly, instantly, now, quickly, right away*, right now*, straightaway, suddenly, tout de suite, without delay; concepts 544,820 Ant. later …

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  • 6 forthwith — ► ADVERB ▪ without delay …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 forthwith — [[t]fɔ͟ː(r)θwɪ̱θ[/t]] ADV: ADV with v Forthwith means immediately. [FORMAL] I could have you arrested forthwith! Syn: immediately …

    English dictionary

  • 8 forthwith — /fawrth with , widh , fohrth /, adv. immediately; at once; without delay: Any official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith. [1250 1300; ME; see FORTH, WITH] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 9 forthwith — adverb /fɔɹθˈwɪθ/ immediately; without delay So he decreed, in words succinct, <br />That all who flirted, leered or winked <br />(Unless connubially linked), <br />Should forthwith be beheaded. Syn: immediately, straightaway …

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  • 10 forthwith — adv. Forthwith is used with these verbs: ↑cease, ↑notify …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 forthwith — forth|with [fo:θˈwıð, ˈwıθ US fo:rθ ] adv formal immediately ▪ He was fined £40, with 28 days imprisonment if the money was not produced forthwith …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 forthwith — forth|with [ fɔrθ wıθ, fɔrθ wıð ] adverb FORMAL LEGAL immediately: The property is to be disposed of forthwith …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 forthwith — adverb formal immediately: These instructions must be carried out forthwith …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 forthwith — adverb all hostages are to be released forthwith Syn: immediately, at once, instantly, directly, right away, straightaway, posthaste, without delay, without hesitation; quickly, speedily, promptly; informal pronto Ant: sometime …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 15 forthwith — UK [fɔː(r)θˈwɪθ] / UK [fɔː(r)θˈwɪð] / US [fɔrθˈwɪθ] / US [fɔrθˈwɪð] adverb formal immediately The property is to be disposed of forthwith …

    English dictionary

  • 16 forthwith — adverb Date: 14th century immediately …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 forthwith — Synonyms and related words: PDQ, abruptly, all at once, all together, apace, at a blow, at a stroke, at once, at one blow, at one jump, at one stroke, at one swoop, at one time, away, decisively, directly, expeditiously, immediately, in a hurry,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 forthwith — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adv. at once, immediately (see instantaneity). II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. at once, instantly, directly, straightaway; see immediately . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) adv. immediately, at once, now,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 forthwith — immediately Forthright s Forsoothery …

    Phrontistery dictionary

  • 20 forthwith — forth with || ‚fÉ”rθ wɪθ /fɔː adv. immediately, at once …

    English contemporary dictionary