without delay

without delay
index as soon as feasible, immediate (at once), instant, instantaneous, instantly, prompt

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  • without delay — without postponing, without detaining, without hesitation, immediately …   English contemporary dictionary

  • without delay — Synonyms and related words: PDQ, all at once, all together, apace, at a blow, at a stroke, at once, at one blow, at one jump, at one stroke, at one swoop, at one time, decisively, directly, expeditiously, forthwith, immediately, in a hurry, in no …   Moby Thesaurus

  • without delay — Instantly; at once. Also, within the tune allowed by law …   Black's law dictionary

  • done without delay — index summary Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • delay — I noun cunctatio, cunctation, dalliance, deceleration, deferment, demurral, detainment, detention, dilatoriness, impediment, intermission, interruption, lag, lateness, cessatio, mora, moratorium, pause, postponement, procrastination, prolongation …   Law dictionary

  • delay */*/ — I UK [dɪˈleɪ] / US noun Word forms delay : singular delay plural delays 1) a) [countable/uncountable] a situation in which something happens later or more slowly than you expected Why the delay? delay in: Try to find the reason for any delay in… …   English dictionary

  • delay — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, enormous (esp. BrE), lengthy, long, major, serious, significant, substantial ▪ After a considerable …   Collocations dictionary

  • delay — de|lay1 W3S2 [dıˈleı] n 1.) [C ] when someone or something has to wait, or the length of the waiting time ▪ Sorry for the delay, Mr Weaver. delay in ▪ Why was there a delay in warning the public? delay of ▪ a delay of about an hour… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • delay — de|lay1 [ dı leı ] verb ** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to do something later than is planned or expected: They agreed to delay the decision for as long as possible. I have delayed my return home because of the weather. Don t delay if you want …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • delay — I. noun Date: 13th century 1. a. the act of delaying ; the state of being delayed < get started without delay > b. an instance of being delayed 2. the time during which something is delayed < a delay of 30 minutes > II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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