What does Immediately mean?

Definitions for Immediatelyɪˈmi di ɪt li

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Immediately.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. immediately, instantly, straightaway, straight off, directly, now, right away, at once, forthwith, like a shot(adverb)

    without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening

    "he answered immediately"; "found an answer straightaway"; "an official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith"; "Come here now!"

  2. immediately(adverb)

    near or close by

    "he passed immediately behind her"

  3. immediately(adverb)

    bearing an immediate relation

    "this immediately concerns your future"


  1. immediately(Adverb)

    In an immediate manner; instantly or without delay.

    I hope we can begin immediately.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Immediately(adverb)

    in an immediate manner; without intervention of any other person or thing; proximately; directly; -- opposed to mediately; as, immediately contiguous

  2. Immediately(adverb)

    without interval of time; without delay; promptly; instantly; at once

  3. Immediately(adverb)

    as soon as. Cf. Directly, 8, Note

Editors Contribution

  1. immediately

    In this moment.

    She realized she need to change the data immediately so in that moment she made the change and it was amazing.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Immediately' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #961

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Immediately' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1565

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Immediately' in Adverbs Frequency: #100


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Immediately in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Immediately in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Austin Tice:

    I immediately went into shock.

  2. Terry Madonna:

    I don't see them moving immediately.

  3. Federico Sturzenegger:

    We would normalize flows immediately.

  4. Barry Atkinson:

    We immediately took corrective action.

  5. Aman Beyene:

    He immediately decided to leave the country.

Images & Illustrations of Immediately

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