HyperDic: straightaway

English > 3 senses of the word straightaway:
NOUNartifactstraightaway, straighta straight segment of a roadway or racecourse
ADVERBallstraightaway, immediately, instantly, straight off, directly, now, right away, at once, forthwith, like a shotwithout delay or hesitation / hesitation
ADJECTIVEallstraightaway, immediate, prompt, quickperformed with little or no delay
straightaway > pronunciation
Soundsstrey'tahwey.
Rhymesairway ... Zimbabwe: 74 rhymes with wey...
English > straightaway: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningPerformed with little or no delay.
Example "a straightaway denial"
Synonymsimmediate, prompt, quick
BroaderfastActing or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly
Spanishinmediato, presto, pronto
English > straightaway: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA straight segment of a roadway or racecourse.
Synonymstraight
NarrowerstretchA straightaway section of a racetrack
Broadersection, segmentOne of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object
Spanishrecta
Catalanrecta
English > straightaway: 3 senses > adverb 1
MeaningWithout delay or hesitation / hesitation; with no time intervening.
Example "found an answer straightaway"
Synonymsimmediately, instantly, straight off, directly, now, right away, at once, forthwith, like a shot
Spanishahora mismo, ahora, directamente, enseguida, inmediatamente
Catalande seguida, immediatament

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