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  1. right awayadverb

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

  2. right awayadverb

    Very soon; quickly; immediately.

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

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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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.

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  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!"

    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"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. right away

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. right away

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

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  1. Gerry Bowler:

    Merchants seized on this guy right away, they immediately saw the possibility that this personification could be useful in their selling.

  2. Arthur Brand:

    You fear that it will be fake, but when I had it in my hands, I knew right away: this is real.

  3. Rochelle Walensky:

    The CDC now recommends that this vaccine be used among this population, and providers may begin vaccinating them right away.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    You must have ability and willingness to forgive others. If you do not have these capabilities yet, you must develop them....sooner you do it, better it will be for you. Lest you forget, Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong minded and spiritually advanced folks. Also, without fotgiveness, you cannot move on in life at right pace. How can you with so much unnecessary baggage of grudges sitting on your back? With your power to forgive, your life stream will begin to flow once again, in sync with present and embracing future. Drop that baggage right away, break away from unpleasant memories and situations, make a wish, take a chance, and move on upwards and onwards. Let the life flow, and the journey continues once again, smoothly and seamlessly.

  5. Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, Founder of modern Turkey 24.04.1921:

    A youth with wings are the assurance of our nation's future. We must start to work right away and make progress so that; if one day Westerners leave their footprints on the moon, we shall place a Turkish one among those.

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Translations for right away

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  • straksDanish
  • sofortGerman
  • τάκα-τάκα, αμέσωςGreek
  • tujEsperanto
  • inmediatamente, al tiro, enseguida, sin demoraSpanish
  • heti, pikimmiten, saman tien, oikopäätäFinnish
  • séance tenante, sur le champ, tout de suiteFrench
  • al più presto, immediatamente, subitoItalian
  • すぐJapanese
  • natychmiastPolish
  • direct, neîntârziat, imediatRomanian
  • сию́ мину́ту, сейча́с, сра́зу, то́тчас, сейчасRussian
  • ögonblickligen, genastSwedish

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