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ADVERB (2)

1. without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening;
- Example: "he answered immediately"
- Example: "found an answer straightaway"
- Example: "an official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith"
- Example: "Come here now!"
[syn: immediately, instantly, straightaway, straight off, directly, now, right away, at once, forthwith, like a shot]

2. at once (usually modifies an undesirable occurrence);
- Example: "he promptly forgot the address"
[syn: promptly, right away]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Right \Right\, adv. 1. In a right manner. [1913 Webster] 2. In a right or straight line; directly; hence; straightway; immediately; next; as, he stood right before me; it went right to the mark; he came right out; he followed right after the guide. [1913 Webster] Unto Dian's temple goeth she right. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Let thine eyes look right on. --Prov. iv. 25. [1913 Webster] Right across its track there lay, Down in the water, a long reef of gold. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 3. Exactly; just. [Obs. or Colloq.] [1913 Webster] Came he right now to sing a raven's note? --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. According to the law or will of God; conforming to the standard of truth and justice; righteously; as, to live right; to judge right. [1913 Webster] 5. According to any rule of art; correctly. [1913 Webster] You with strict discipline instructed right. --Roscommon. [1913 Webster] 6. According to fact or truth; actually; truly; really; correctly; exactly; as, to tell a story right. "Right at mine own cost." --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Right as it were a steed of Lumbardye. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] His wounds so smarted that he slept right naught. --Fairfax. [1913 Webster] 7. In a great degree; very; wholly; unqualifiedly; extremely; highly; as, right humble; right noble; right valiant. "He was not right fat". --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] For which I should be right sorry. --Tyndale. [1913 Webster] [I] return those duties back as are right fit. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Note: In this sense now chiefly prefixed to titles; as, right honorable; right reverend. [1913 Webster] Right honorable, a title given in England to peers and peeresses, to the eldest sons and all daughters of such peers as have rank above viscounts, and to all privy councilors; also, to certain civic officers, as the lord mayor of London, of York, and of Dublin. [1913 Webster] Note: Right is used in composition with other adverbs, as upright, downright, forthright, etc. [1913 Webster] Right along, without cessation; continuously; as, to work right along for several hours. [Colloq. U.S.] Right away, or Right off, at once; straightway; without delay. [Colloq. U.S.] "We will . . . shut ourselves up in the office and do the work right off." --D. Webster. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

right away adv 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] 2: at once (usually modifies an undesirable occurrence); "he promptly forgot the address" [syn: promptly, right away]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

46 Moby Thesaurus words for "right away": PDQ, all at once, all together, apace, at a blow, at a stroke, at once, at one blow, at one jump, at one stroke, at one swoop, at one time, decisively, directly, expeditiously, forthwith, immediately, in a hurry, in no time, instanter, instantly, now, on the instant, on the spot, per saltum, pretty damned quick, promptly, pronto, quickly, right now, right off, simultaneously, smartly, speedily, straightaway, straightway, subito, summarily, swiftly, then and there, this minute, this very minute, uno saltu, with all speed, without delay, without further delay