• Immediate Definition & Synonyms
- (a.) Not separated in respect to place by anything intervening; proximate; close; as, immediate contact.
- (a.) Not deferred by an interval of time; present; instant.
- (a.) Acting with nothing interposed or between, or without the intervention of another object as a cause, means, or agency; acting, perceived, or produced, directly; as, an immediate cause.
• Immediately Definition & Synonyms
- (adv.) In an immediate manner; without intervention of any other person or thing; proximately; directly; -- opposed to mediately; as, immediately contiguous.
- (adv.) Without interval of time; without delay; promptly; instantly; at once.
- (adv.) As soon as. Cf. Directly, 8, Note.