What does immediately mean?

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

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"

Wiktionary

  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

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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say immediately in sign language?

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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. Jill Hamlin:

    They were targeted from the get-go. Immediately there were all these people running around filming.

  2. Charles Schumer:

    When guns, drugs, and even explosives are as easy to carry on board a plane as a neck pillow, then we have to seriously -- and immediately -- overhaul our airport security practices.

  3. Jeroen Dijsselbloem:

    One of the elements to design a reform is the timeline - do you do it gradually, or do you do it immediately? Do you include only new pensioners or also existing pensioners? There are many, many ways to design a reform. The way it is done can be negotiated.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    When you speak with a Physicist about the glass being half-empty or half-full, she/he will immediately tell you: "It's neither half-full not half-empty. it's half filled with liquid and half filled with air, making it totally full."

  5. The FDA:

    Patients taking these medicines should contact their health care professional immediately if they develop fatigue, weakness, loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting, yellow eyes or skin, or light-colored stools, as these may be signs of liver injury.

Images & Illustrations of immediately

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