What is another word for straightaway?

Synonyms for straightaway
ˈstreɪt əˌweɪ; -ˈweɪstraight·away

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. straightaway, straightadjective

    a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse

    Synonyms:
    heterosexual, heterosexual person, straight, straight person

    Antonyms:
    slow

  2. immediate, prompt, quick, straightawayadverb

    performed with little or no delay

    "an immediate reply to my letter"; "a prompt reply"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial"

    Synonyms:
    immediate, warm, fast, prompt, spry, speedy, ready, agile, nimble, quick, flying, contiguous

    Antonyms:
    slow

  3. 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, right away, flat, immediately

    Antonyms:
    slow

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "straightaway":

    immediately

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How to use straightaway in a sentence?

  1. Lucy Beck:

    She was absolutely turning around straightaway to go back and volunteer, should it come that she (is) needed to fight, she was willing to do whatever it took, I guess, to stay and help the people in Ukraine rather than choosing to leave and go somewhere safe.

  2. Ken Todd:

    I was there, when I saw her thrown off, I couldn’t believe it. I was in shock. I ran over there, and she was just on the floor, and she knew that she’d broken her leg straightaway.

  3. Liubov Mikhalchik:

    I realized straightaway that it was a serious injury. you could see the scissors vibrating to the beating of his heart.

  4. Davide Capello:

    I touched Davide Capello to see whether I was still in one piece as it was a massive shock, i then called the firemen straightaway and they were the ones who helped me first.

  5. The Seoul-born Ko:

    At that time, I had glasses and the moment I opened the door and went out my glasses just fogged up straightaway, i was like, 'man', obviously this is like going to freeze up the whole time.

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