adverb \(ˌ)frth-ˈwith also -ˈwith\

: without delay

Full Definition of FORTHWITH

Examples of FORTHWITH

  1. The court ordered the company to cease operations forthwith.
  2. <if the fire alarm rings, leave the building forthwith>

First Known Use of FORTHWITH

14th century


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