Definition of Straightway

1. Adverb. At once. "Straightway the clouds began to scatter"

2. Adverb. In a direct course. "Plunged straightway to the rocks below"

Definition of Straightway

1. adv. Immediately; without loss of time; without delay.



Definition of Straightway

1. Noun. A straight section of a racetrack. ¹

2. Adverb. directly ¹

3. Adverb. at once ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Straightway

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Straightway

straightforward
straightforwardly
straightforwardness
straighthorn
straighthorns
straighties
straighting
straightish
straightjacket
straightjackets
straightlaced
straightly
straightnesses
straights
straightway (current term)
straightways
straik
straiked
straiking
straiks
strain
strain burst
strain energy
strain gage
strain gauge
strain gauges
strainable
strainably

Literary usage of Straightway

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. One Hundred Chapel-talks to Theological Students: Together with Two by Augustus Hopkins Strong (1913)
"straightway THE Gospel according to Mark is the Gospel for the Roman world, the pushing, conquering, domineering world, of which the emperor was the ..."

2. The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ by American Committee of Revision (1881)
"25 And she came in straightway with haste unto the king, and asked, saying, I will that thou ... And straightway the king sent forth a soldier of hia guard, ..."

3. The Holy Bible by Canadian Bible Society (1851)
"... the more vehe- he goeth straightway to him, and saith to his disciple«, i while 1 shall pray. ye here, ..."

4. Explanatory notes upon the New Testament by John Wesley (1813)
"16 amazed, and ruuning to him, saluted him. And he asked straightway all the ... And straightway the father of the child crying out, said with tears, Lord, ..."

5. The Chief Works of Benedict de Spinoza by Benedictus de Spinoza, Robert Harvey Monro Elwes (1891)
"XVlll, Jf the human body has once been affected by two or more bodies at the same 'time, when the mind afterwards imagines any of them, it will straightway ..."

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