Synonyms of immediate


1. immediate, present(prenominal) (vs. future) (vs. past)

usage: of the present time and place; "the immediate revisions"

2. contiguous, immediate, close (vs. distant)

usage: very close or connected in space or time; "contiguous events"; "immediate contact"; "the immediate vicinity"; "the immediate past"

3. immediate (vs. mediate), direct, unmediated

usage: having no intervening medium; "an immediate influence"

4. immediate, proximate (vs. ultimate)

usage: immediately before or after as in a chain of cause and effect; "the immediate result"; "the immediate cause of the trouble"

5. immediate, prompt, quick, straightaway, fast (vs. slow)

usage: performed with little or no delay; "an immediate reply to my letter"; "a prompt reply"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial"

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Definition and meaning of immediate (Dictionary)