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  1. right awayadverb

    Synonyms:
    immediately, at once, now, straight away, forthwith, instantly, without delay, tout de suite

  2. right awayadverb

    Very soon; quickly; immediately.

    This item is urgent, so please start on it right away.

    Synonyms:
    immediately, straight away, now, instantly, at once, without delay, forthwith, tout de suite

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  1. right away

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

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

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  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, at once, outright, nowadays, at a time, today, direct, directly, forthwith, promptly, straight off, straightaway, flat, immediately

  2. promptly, right awayadverb

    at once (usually modifies an undesirable occurrence)

    "he promptly forgot the address"

    Synonyms:
    at once, straightaway, pronto, now, like a shot, straight off, directly, immediately, promptly, quickly, quick, instantly, readily, forthwith

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. right away

    Synonyms:
    [U. S.] immediately, directly, forthwith, straightway, INSTANTER, RIGHT OFF, at once, without delay

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  1. right away

    Synonyms:
    immediately, straightway, right off, instantly, instanter, at once

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How to use right away in a sentence?

  1. Gilbert Perreault:

    When they made that trade to get Rene, everything did click right away, we really did enjoy the game very much together. We knew where we were on the ice and making all kind of plays. Rene had a great shot, and a great vision for the game. Same thing with `Rico.’.

  2. Ron Heck:

    You feel the pain right away.

  3. Andy Miele:

    You never know in these tournaments what can happen, someone with that kind of confidence can always jump in and make an impact right away. We’re glad to have him here. His depth his huge for us, so it makes our team that much better.

  4. Tim Lambert:

    Right away when we got there in October 2001 you would smell jet fuel when the wind picked up. Flight 93 was literally all around us, little pieces of metal, there was installation, wiring, plastic, paper, pieces of mail.

  5. William Smith:

    When I read it the first time, you know, and then you're like, wait a minute, this can't be, though, it said file a claim, please see the clerk, and I knew right away, something, more than $ 500.


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