forthwith


forthwith
I adverb as soon as can be reasonably expected, at once, immediately, instantaneously, instantly, promptly, quickly, straightaway, with all reasonable speed, with reasonable dispatch II index as soon as feasible, instant, instantly

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


forthwith
adv.
Right away; immediately; at the first opportunity.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


forthwith
A term found in contracts, court orders, and statutes, meaning as soon as can be reasonably done. It implies immediacy, with no excuses for delay.
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

forthwith
Immediately, as in costs payable forthwith are payable immediately.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.


forthwith
Immediately; promptly; without delay; directly; within a reasonable time under the circumstances of the case.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


forthwith
Immediately; promptly; without delay; directly; within a reasonable time under the circumstances of the case.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

forthwith
adv.
   a term found in contracts, court orders and statutes, meaning as soon as it can be reasonably done. It implies immediacy, with no excuses for delay.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • Forthwith — Forth with (? or ?; see {With}), adv. 1. Immediately; without delay; directly. [1913 Webster] Immediately there fell from his eyes as it had been scales; and he received sight forthwith. Acts ix. 18. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) As soon as the thing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • forthwith — [fôrth with′, fôrthwith′] adv. [ME forth with (for OE forth mid): see FORTH & WITH] immediately; at once …   English World dictionary

  • forthwith — c.1200 (prep); early 14c. (adv.), from FORTH (Cf. forth) + WITH (Cf. with). The O.E. equivalent was forð mid …   Etymology dictionary

  • forthwith — [adv] immediately abruptly, at once, away, directly, instantly, now, quickly, right away*, right now*, straightaway, suddenly, tout de suite, without delay; concepts 544,820 Ant. later …   New thesaurus

  • forthwith — ► ADVERB ▪ without delay …   English terms dictionary

  • forthwith — [[t]fɔ͟ː(r)θwɪ̱θ[/t]] ADV: ADV with v Forthwith means immediately. [FORMAL] I could have you arrested forthwith! Syn: immediately …   English dictionary

  • forthwith — /fawrth with , widh , fohrth /, adv. immediately; at once; without delay: Any official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith. [1250 1300; ME; see FORTH, WITH] * * * …   Universalium

  • forthwith — adverb /fɔɹθˈwɪθ/ immediately; without delay So he decreed, in words succinct, <br />That all who flirted, leered or winked <br />(Unless connubially linked), <br />Should forthwith be beheaded. Syn: immediately, straightaway …   Wiktionary

  • forthwith — adv. Forthwith is used with these verbs: ↑cease, ↑notify …   Collocations dictionary

  • forthwith — forth|with [fo:θˈwıð, ˈwıθ US fo:rθ ] adv formal immediately ▪ He was fined £40, with 28 days imprisonment if the money was not produced forthwith …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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