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  • adv. Very soon; quickly; immediately.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. at once; straightway; without delay.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See away.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. at once (usually modifies an undesirable occurrence)
  • adv. without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening


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  • Now, Quimbo, if you 'll just walk up that Tom right away -- the old cuss is at the bottom of the whole matter, and I' ll have it out of his old black hide, or I 'll know the reason why!

    The Christian Slave: A Drama

  • The Laceks realized right away that something was seriously wrong.

    The Panic Virus

  • We learned right away that after every rally stop, we had to get back on the train and wait twenty minutes while the press corps reboarded.

    Barbara Bush

  • “I must call Stella Sipowitz right away to tell her the good news!”

    The Dashing Dog Mystery

  • Golden Malt, I assured them, was secure and well looked after, but it might be better to move him right away from the Berkshire Downs area where, to horse-educated eyes, he was as recognisable as a film star.

    To The Hilt

  • Kozminski and his coworkers knew right away that there must be a lot of complex machinery behind the simple-looking, moving bumps.

    The Edge of Evolution

  • I see right away he was crazy fo 'black meat, wanted me to be his fancy woman, but no suh, Ah sez, you wan' to bed, you got to wed.

    Flashman and the angel of the lord

  • They should start right away by declaring their intention to proceed as postnationals companies where nationality is not related to promotion prospects and by implementing postnational personnel, supplier, finance, and keiretsu systems that the outside world can examine.

    The Machine That Changed the World

  • She immediately phoned her longtime friend Michelle Kiel, who was coming over later that morning to discuss plans for the neighborhood garden club, and asked her to come right away and hurry.

    127 Hours

  • We did not move her body for twenty-four hours, though we did report her death right away and her doctor, Tim Thompson, came to certify that she had died.

    No More Words


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