Definitions for immediateɪˈmi di ɪt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word immediate

Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Immediate

    im-mē′di-āt, adj. with nothing between two objects: not acting by second causes: direct: present: without delay.—n. Immē′diacy (Shak.), immediate or independent power.—adv. Immē′diātely.—ns. Immē′diāteness; Immē′diatism.

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of immediate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of immediate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. President Charles Rice:

    We took immediate steps.

  2. Harrison Ford:

    Engine failure; immediate return.

  3. Wayne W Dyer:

    Infinite patience brings immediate results.

  4. Ilene Gordon:

    It would have an immediate beneficial impact.

  5. Jill Zuckman:

    The harm from these actions is real and immediate.

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