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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

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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. Roxana Elizabeth Flores:

    People signaled and I immediately saw the person on the tracks and applied the emergency brake, as the protocol says.

  2. Ronny Jackson:

    My colleagues and I are again asking President Biden to immediately undergo a formal cognitive screening exam, such as the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MOCA).

  3. Jennifer Knowles:

    The police officers came over and they said that because my boys and I did not have permits for a lemonade stand they shut us down and we had to stop immediately.

  4. Robert Allard:

    Much like the (U.S. Olympic Committee) knew about Larry Nassar years before his arrest and did nothing, USA Swimming had notice in 2010 that Sean Hutchison was involved in an inappropriate coach-athlete relationship with Ariana and took no actions to protect her or other swimmers from this pedophile, if this organization had immediately reported what it knew to authorities, Hutchison likely would have been stopped, Ariana would have been spared years of abuse, and countless other young girls would have been protected from this sexual predator.

  5. John Matze:

    On January 29, 2021, the Parler board controlled by Rebekah Mercer decided to immediately terminate my position as CEO of Parler. I did not participate in this decision, over the past few months, I’ve met constant resistance to my product vision, my strong belief in free speech and my view of how the Parler site should be managed.

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