What does forthwith mean?

Definitions for forthwithˌfɔrθˈwɪθ, -ˈwɪð, ˌfoʊrθ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. immediately, instantly, straightaway, straight off, directly, now, right away, at once, forthwith, like a shot(adverb)

    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!"


  1. forthwith(Adverb)

    immediately; without delay

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forthwith(adverb)

    immediately; without delay; directly

  2. Forthwith(adverb)

    as soon as the thing required may be done by reasonable exertion confined to that object


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forthwith in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forthwith in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Johann von Goethe:

    Mathematicians are like Frenchmen whatever you say to them they translate into their own language and forthwith it is something entirely different.

  2. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:

    Mathematicians are like Frenchmen: whatever you say to them they translate into their own language, and forthwith it is something entirely different.

  3. Civil Aviation Patricia Hayes:

    We urge the DOT to fully discharge the United States' international obligations in this regard and to grant (Norwegian Air UK) authorisation to operate forthwith.

  4. John Peter Zenger:

    No nation ancient or modern ever lost the liberty of freely speaking, writing, or publishing their sentiments, but forthwith lost their liberty in general and became slaves.

  5. David Mark:

    After a due consultation with my colleagues in both chambers of National Assembly on this ugly development we have therefore agreed that today's session be suspended forthwith.

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