Definitions for immediately
ɪˈmi di ɪt liim·me·di·ate·ly
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word immediately.
immediately, instantly, straightaway, straight off, directly, now, right away, at once, forthwith, like a shotadverb
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!"
near or close by
"he passed immediately behind her"
bearing an immediate relation
"this immediately concerns your future"
In an immediate manner; instantly or without delay.
I hope we can begin immediately.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from immediate.
God's acceptance of it, either immediately by himself, or mediately by the hands of the bishop, is that which vests the whole property of a thing in God. Robert South, Sermons.
Her father hath commanded her to slip
Away with Slender, and with him at Eaton
Immediately to marry. William Shakespeare, Merry Wives of Windsor.
In legal usage, "immediately" forms several compounds based on its conventional definitions.
Immediately is an adverb which means right away or without any delay. It refers to an action taking place as soon as another event is completed or occurring at once.
in an immediate manner; without intervention of any other person or thing; proximately; directly; -- opposed to mediately; as, immediately contiguous
without interval of time; without delay; promptly; instantly; at once
as soon as. Cf. Directly, 8, Note
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'immediately' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #961
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'immediately' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1565
Rank popularity for the word 'immediately' in Adverbs Frequency: #100
The numerical value of immediately in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of immediately in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
I didn't change my mind. And we said that immediately, this is one of the sort of political games people play, where we said immediately, look, it was a mistake on our part, we understood the order of the votes. And when we realized it, we corrected it and voted the way I always intended to.
The illegal we do immediately. The unconstitutional takes a little longer.
Never awake me when you have good news to announce, because with good news nothing presses but when you have bad news, arouse me immediately, for then there is not an instant to be lost.
Given the way the confirmation process -- the interviews of senators that occur immediately upon the announcement of the nomination -- I think it would be very difficult for somebody who has not been dealing with the whole breadth of federal law that may come before the Supreme Court to be ready for those interviews, or at least to have thought about how you interpret the Constitution, how do you interpret the statutes, what do you think about precedents -- issues like that, you will be hit with all of that immediately once the nomination has been announced.
Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.
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- فورا, مباشرةً, فورًا, حالاًArabic
- immediatamentCatalan, Valencian
- hned, ihned, okamžitěCzech
- øjeblikkeligt, med det sammeDanish
- inmediatamente, sin demora, de inmediato, yaSpanish
- välittömästi, hetiFinnish
- immédiatement, tout de suite, aussitôtFrench
- anns a' bhad, sa bhadScottish Gaelic
- फ़ौरन, तत्काल, तुरंतHindi
- azonnal, sürgősen, rögtönHungarian
- immediatamente, subitoItalian
- + に +ni, 直ちに, すぐにJapanese
- gaangs, eenzockLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- പെട്ടെന്ന്, ഉടനെMalayalam
- ရုတ်ခြည်း, ဒက်ခနဲ, ဆောတလျင်, ရက်ရက်, ချက်ချင်း, ဆောလျင်စွာ, ချက်ခနဲBurmese
- onmiddellijk, direct, meteenDutch
- hahNavajo, Navaho
- zaraz, natychmiastPolish
- imediat, fără întârziereRomanian
- немедленно, тотчас же, сию минуту, тотчасRussian
- सपदि, झटुतिSanskrit
- odmah, smjestaSerbo-Croatian
- på direkten, omgående, genast, ögonblickligen, omedelbartSwedish
- anında, derhal, hemenTurkish
- зараз, негайноUkrainian
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