Definitions for immediateɪˈmi di ɪt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. immediate(adj)

    of the present time and place

    "the immediate revisions"

  2. contiguous, immediate(adj)

    very close or connected in space or time

    "contiguous events"; "immediate contact"; "the immediate vicinity"; "the immediate past"

  3. immediate(adj)

    having no intervening medium

    "an immediate influence"

  4. immediate(adj)

    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(adj)

    performed with little or no delay

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

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. immediate(Adjective)

    happening right away, instantly, with no delay

    People these days expect immediate results when they click on a link.

  2. immediate(Adjective)

    Very close; direct or adjacent.

  3. Origin: From immediat, from immediatus, from in + mediatus, past participle of medio, from medius

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Immediate(adj)

    not separated in respect to place by anything intervening; proximate; close; as, immediate contact

  2. Immediate(adj)

    not deferred by an interval of time; present; instant

  3. Immediate(adj)

    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

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'immediate' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1655

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'immediate' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3388

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'immediate' in Adjectives Frequency: #214


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