forthwith Meaning, Definition & Usage
adverb without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening
straightaway; like a shot; at once; straight off; directly; right away; immediately; now; instantly.
- he answered immediately
- found an answer straightaway
- an official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith
- Come here now!
- Immediately; without delay; directly.
Immediately there fell from his eyes as it had been scales; and he received sight forthwith.
Acts ix. 18.
- (Law) As soon as the thing required may be done by reasonable exertion confined to that object.
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