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Synonyms for straightaway
ˈstreɪt əˌweɪ; -ˈweɪstraight·away

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Princeton's WordNet

  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 database

  1. List of paraphrases for "straightaway":

    immediately

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How to use straightaway in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    New Year’s Day is to refuel life with a new enthusiasm that energizes to take everything in a more positive way and helps to stay committed to attain excellence that inspires everyone straightaway.

  2. 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.

  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. Katie Rainsberger:

    The reason that my finish mattered was because all my teammates were passing people in the last straightaway. Every single person was fighting for spots—it wasn’t all me, there were really so many other things that had to fall into the place.

  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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