Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun straightaway

1 sense of straightaway

Sense 1
straightaway, straight -- (a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse)
       => section, segment -- (one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object; "a section of a fishing rod"; "metal sections were used below ground"; "finished the final segment of the road")

Antonyms of adj straightaway

1 sense of straightaway

Sense 1
immediate, prompt, quick, straightaway -- (performed with little or no delay; "an immediate reply to my letter"; "a prompt reply"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial")

INDIRECT (VIA fast) -> slow -- (not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time; "a slow walker"; "the slow lane of traffic"; "her steps were slow"; "he was slow in reacting to the news"; "slow but steady growth")

Similarity of adj straightaway

1 sense of straightaway

Sense 1
immediate, prompt, quick, straightaway -- (performed with little or no delay; "an immediate reply to my letter"; "a prompt reply"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial")
       => fast (vs. slow) -- (acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly; "fast film"; "on the fast track in school"; "set a fast pace"; "a fast car")

Synonyms of adv straightaway

1 sense of straightaway

Sense 1
immediately, instantly, straightaway, straight off, directly, now, right away, at once, forthwith, like a shot -- (without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening; "he answered immediately"; "found an answer straightaway"; "an official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith"; "Come here now!")

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