forthwith

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Forthwith \Forth'with"\ (? or ?; see {With}), adverb

1. Immediately; without delay; directly.

Immediately there fell from his eyes as it had been scales; and he received sight forthwith. --Acts ix. 18.

2. (Law) As soon as the thing required may be done by reasonable exertion confined to that object. --Bouvier.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

forthwith

adverb

1: 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!" [syn: {immediately}, {instantly}, {straightaway}, {straight off}, {directly}, {now}, {right away}, {at once}, {forthwith}, {like a shot}]


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