- Quickly or promptly: your claim will be dealt with as speedily as possibleMore example sentences
rapidly, swiftly, quickly, fast, posthaste, at the speed of light, at full tilt; promptly, immediately, briskly; hastily, hurriedly, precipitately• informal PDQ, pretty damn quick, hell-bent for leather, on the double, like the wind, like (greased) lightning, lickety-split, at warp speed• literary apace
- Persistent young offenders were dealt with speedily, and victims were treated with proper consideration and given good support.
- I will press for the investigation to be conducted speedily.
- Aid workers said law-and-order must be speedily restored to avert a humanitarian disaster.