without delay

idiom

: right away : immediately
The roof must be repaired without delay.

Examples of without delay in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At lower settings, the game played smoothly without delay or slowdown. PCMAG, 20 May 2024 This must be done again without delay—especially if other critical aims are to be achieved. Dennis Ross, Foreign Affairs, 13 Mar. 2024 The prized orchestra-level seating at the Dolby will be taken by the A-list stars, largely because those most likely to win awards need to be able to make it to the stage without delay. USA TODAY, 4 Mar. 2024 The Red Cross recently released a statement clarifying eligibility to donate, stressing that most people who have received a Covid-19 vaccination can donate immediately without delay. Victoria Forster, Forbes, 27 Feb. 2024 Passenger trains must make round trips scheduled at specific times throughout each day so commuters and travelers can reach their destinations without delay. Phil Diehl, San Diego Union-Tribune, 4 Feb. 2024 So here’s hoping construction moves forward without delay at Hell’s Kitchen, and at other companies’ project sites by the Salton Sea. Sammy Roth, Los Angeles Times, 25 Jan. 2024 In 1865, plenty of Americans wanted Davis tried without delay. Jill Lepore, The New Yorker, 4 Dec. 2023 But the celebratory affair, which is being attended by Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber and team executives, formally ushers in the franchise’s next chapter as an entity that must, without delay, focus its attention on building something of tangible significance. Jennifer Van Grove, San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 Nov. 2023

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'without delay.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near without delay

Cite this Entry

“Without delay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/without%20delay. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!