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English Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 1 vote

  1. at once

    The strong and general human tendency to procrastination is shown in the progressive weakening of the various words in this group. Immediately primarily signifies without the intervention of anything as a medium, hence without the intervention of any, even the briefest, interval or lapse of time. By and by, which was once a synonym, has become an antonym of immediately, meaning at some (perhaps remote) future time. Directly, which once meant with no intervening time, now means after some little while; presently no longer means in this very present, but before very long. Even immediately is sliding from its instantaneousness, so that we are fain to substitute at once, instantly, etc., when we would make promptness emphatic. Right away and right off are vigorous conversational expressions in the United States.

    Synonyms:
    directly, forthwith, immediately, instanter, instantly, now, presently, right away, right off, straightway, this instant, without delay

    Antonyms:
    after a while, by and by, hereafter, in the future, some time

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. immediately, instantly, straightaway, straight off, directly, now, right away, at once, forthwith, like a shotadverb

    without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening

    "he answered immediately"; "found an answer straightaway"; "an official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith"; "Come here now!"

    Synonyms:
    now, at one time, straight, at present, like a shot, instantly, instantaneously, in a flash, outright, nowadays, at a time, today, direct, directly, forthwith, promptly, straight off, straightaway, right away, flat, immediately

  2. at a time, at once, at one timeadverb

    simultaneously

    "he took three cookies at a time"

    Synonyms:
    straightaway, like a shot, now, at one time, straight off, formerly, at a time, directly, immediately, right away, instantly, once, erstwhile, erst, forthwith

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. at once

    Synonyms:
    immediately, directly, forthwith, straightway, without delay

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#705once
#783direct
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#1766flat
#2138immediately
#2442straight
#5875instantly
#6092formerly
#9668promptly
#9731presently
#15196nowadays
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#41579instantaneously
#56632erstwhile
#69345erst
#74690straightway
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How to use at once in a sentence?

  1. Katy Gough:

    You have no control over what time you travel, how busy it's going to be and you don't have the ability to say 'no' and turn around and go back home once you get on. I had previously had a massive panic attack on a train journey to London and now, a large part of me associates trains and public transport with anxiety and panic attacks.

  2. Jamaal Bowman:

    Once we do that.

  3. Ben Barzideh:

    The hardest thing about saving for retirement is just getting started, once you set it up, very quickly after a few paychecks, you just get used to living on the new net amount, just as you do with taxes.

  4. Raphael Mohammed:

    Priority 1 was to get the mom calm, once I got there and I see a child’s body and not a head. I get close and see an umbilical cord, that’s when I had to move quickly and think quickly. my priority was to get air to this child and free the airway up.

  5. Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida:

    Prime Minister Abe, as the prime minister of Japan, once again expresses his feeling of heartfelt apology and remorse to all those who, as 'comfort women', experienced much suffering and incurred incurable psychological and physical wounds.


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  • حالاًArabic
  • a la vegadaCatalan, Valencian
  • najednouCzech
  • auf einmal, gleichzeitig, sofortGerman
  • με μιας, αμέσως, ταυτόχροναGreek
  • ahora mismo, enseguida, a la vezSpanish
  • pikimmiten, hetimmiten, välittömästi, oitis, viipymättä, hetiFinnish
  • immédiatement, en même temps, à la fois, tout de suiteFrench
  • sa bhad, gu grad, anns a' bhadScottish Gaelic
  • azonnal, tüstént, egyszerre, rögtön, mentenHungarian
  • quikIdo
  • subito, immediatamenteItalian
  • すぐJapanese
  • tegelijk, meteen, direct, dadelijk, tegelijkertijd, ineensDutch
  • samtidig, på en gang, med én gang, straksNorwegian
  • zaraz, od razuPolish
  • na hora, ao mesmo tempoPortuguese
  • сейчас же, вместе, одновременно, немедленно, сразу, тут жеRussian
  • одједном, истовремено, одмахSerbo-Croatian
  • menjëherë, përnjëherëshAlbanian
  • genast, samtidigt, på samma gång, på direkten, direkt, omedelbart, med en gångSwedish
  • ఒకే సారిTelugu
  • çabucak, tezden, hemen, derhâlTurkish

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