Definitions for immediate

Definitions for (adj) immediate

Main entry: immediate, contiguous

Definition: very close or connected in space or time

Usage: contiguous events; immediate contact; the immediate vicinity; the immediate past

Main entry: immediate

Definition: having no intervening medium

Usage: an immediate influence

Main entry: immediate, quick, prompt, straightaway

Definition: performed with little or no delay

Usage: an immediate reply to my letter; a prompt reply; was quick to respond; a straightaway denial

Main entry: immediate

Definition: immediately before or after as in a chain of cause and effect

Usage: the immediate result; the immediate cause of the trouble

Main entry: immediate

Definition: of the present time and place

Usage: the immediate revisions

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