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 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
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    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. Qi Xiaolong:

    The biggest advantage of CT scans is 'fast' – we can see the results immediately, as we're facing the shortage of virus test-kits in Wuhan and other virus-stricken areas near it (or the shortage of professional testing staff), current case-confirming procedures cannot meet the requirement of diagnosis and treatment.

  2. Antony Blinken:

    We're then able to immediately try to address them and to prevent them from reoccurring and thus to prevent any escalation that leads to the breakdown of the cessation of hostilities.

  3. Didier Badjeck:

    The Rapid Intervention Battalion of our army immediately launched an attack, seized 84 children between seven and 15 who were undergoing training in the camp, arrested 45 of the trainers and killed many more.

  4. Randall Stephenson:

    By immediately lowering the corporate tax rate to 20 percent, this bill will stimulate investment, job creation and economic growth in the United States.

  5. The WWE:

    Given the uncertainty of the situation, the Company also identified headcount reductions and made the decision to furlough a portion of its workforce effective immediately.

Images & Illustrations of immediately

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