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forth·with

 (fôrth-wĭth′, -wĭth′)
adv.
At once; immediately.

[Middle English, from forth with, along with, at the same time as.]

forthwith

(ˌfɔːθˈwɪθ; -ˈwɪð)
adv
at once; immediately

forth•with

(ˌfɔrθˈwɪθ, -ˈwɪð, ˌfoʊrθ-)

adv.
immediately.
[1250–1300]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.forthwith - without delay or hesitationforthwith - 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!"

forthwith

adverb immediately, directly, instantly, at once, right away, straightaway, without delay, tout de suite (French), quickly I could have you arrested forthwith!

forthwith

adverb
Translations

forthwith

[ˈfɔːθˈwɪθ] ADV (frm) → en el acto, de inmediato

forthwith

[ˌfɔːrθˈwɪθ ˌfɔːrθˈwɪð] advsur le champ

forthwith

adv (form)umgehend, unverzüglich

forthwith

[ˌfɔːθˈwɪθ] adv (frm) → immediatamente, subito
References in classic literature ?
If a man knows definitely that such and such a thing is 'double', he will also forthwith know definitely that of which it is the double.
But the purchaser must remove the goods from the premises forthwith, to make room for three man- eating tigers, a cat-headed gorilla, and an armful of rattlesnakes.
Robin saw more stars in that one moment than all the astronomers have since discovered, and forthwith he dropped neatly into the stream.
The three muffled men, with the clumsiest movements, scrambled out upon the sand, and forthwith set to landing the cargo, assisted by the man on the beach.
My plan was to return at once to Leather- head; and so greatly had the strength of the Martians im- pressed me that I had determined to take my wife to New- haven, and go with her out of the country forthwith.
Upon the same plea, he told me to bring my tools and clothing home forthwith.
Forthwith upright he rears from off the Pool His mighty Stature; on each hand the flames Drivn backward slope their pointing spires, & rowld In billows, leave i'th' midst a horrid Vale.
Altogether, the operation on the miser's mind was a task that Godfrey would be sure to hand over to his more daring and cunning brother: Dunstan had made up his mind to that; and by the time he saw the light gleaming through the chinks of Marner's shutters, the idea of a dialogue with the weaver had become so familiar to him, that it occurred to him as quite a natural thing to make the acquaintance forthwith.
Don Quixote promised to follow his advice scrupulously, and it was arranged forthwith that he should watch his armour in a large yard at one side of the inn; so, collecting it all together, Don Quixote placed it on a trough that stood by the side of a well, and bracing his buckler on his arm he grasped his lance and began with a stately air to march up and down in front of the trough, and as he began his march night began to fall.
So saying, he made a signal, and forthwith a beautiful young horse, of a brown color, was led, prancing and snorting, to the place.
Only the superstitious terror engendered in him by the stories poured into his ears by the whites and blacks of the Russian's party kept him from leaping upon Tarzan with his warriors and slaying him forthwith, for he and his people were inveterate maneaters.
The doctor, ordinarily the most mellifluous and self-possessed of men, flew into a violent, roaring, cursing passion, on this occasion--declared that I was imperiling the honor and standing of the family--insisted on my never drawing another caricature, either for public or private purposes, as long as I lived; and ordered me to go forthwith and ask pardon of Lady Malkinshaw in the humblest terms that it was possible to select.