What does immediately mean?

Definitions for immediately
ɪˈmi di ɪt liim·me·di·ate·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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!"

  2. immediatelyadverb

    near or close by

    "he passed immediately behind her"

  3. immediatelyadverb

    bearing an immediate relation

    "this immediately concerns your future"

Wiktionary

  1. immediatelyadverb

    In an immediate manner; instantly or without delay.

    I hope we can begin immediately.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Immediatelyadverb

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

  2. Immediatelyadverb

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

  3. Immediatelyadverb

    as soon as. Cf. Directly, 8, Note

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

How to pronounce immediately?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  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

Examples of immediately in a Sentence

  1. Julian Fellowes:

    It won't go on forever -- I'm not a believer in that, but I can't immediately now tell you where the end will be.

  2. The Delta statement:

    Effective immediately, Delta will officially ban shipment of all lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies worldwide as freight.

  3. Jill Hamlin:

    Our boys were targeted, they were targeted from the get-go. Immediately there were all these people running around filming.

  4. Edward Grace:

    That investigation will take us wherever the facts lead. At this point in time, however, multiple efforts to contact Dr. Walter Palmer have been unsuccessful, we ask that Dr. Palmer or his representative contact us immediately.

  5. Susan Heffron:

    I immediately said, wow, this would have been amazing if we could have had this opportunity, it would have been reassuring toknow that at the end,he was peaceful and he was resting.

Images & Illustrations of immediately

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