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Adjective
/iˈmēdē-it/,
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Occurring or done at once; instant,
  1. Occurring or done at once; instant
    • - the authorities took no immediate action
    • - the book's success was immediate
  2. Relating to or existing at the present time
    • - the immediate concern was how to avoid taxes
  3. Nearest in time, relationship, or rank
    • - a funeral with only the immediate family in attendance
  4. Nearest or next to in space
    • - roads in the immediate vicinity of the port
  5. (of a relation or action) Without an intervening medium or agency; direct
    • - coronary thrombosis was the immediate cause of death
  6. (of knowledge or reaction) Gained or shown without reasoning; intuitive


  1. of the present time and place; "the immediate revisions"
  2. having no intervening medium; "an immediate influence"
  3. performed with little or no delay; "an immediate reply to my letter"; "a prompt reply"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial"
  4. (immediately) 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!"
  5. (immediately) near or close by; "he passed immediately behind her"
  6. (immediateness) immediacy: the quickness of action or occurrence; "the immediacy of their response"; "the instancy of modern communication"
  7. The Immediate were an avant-garde Irish rock quartet, based in Malahide. They made a considerable impact on the Irish music scene despite releasing only one album during the span of their association together. The album was In Towers and Clouds (2006). ...
  8. (Immediates) In computer programming, a constant is a special kind of variable whose value cannot typically be altered by the program during its execution (though in some cases this can be circumvented, e.g. using self-modifying code). ...
  9. (The Immediates) The Immediates was a Manchester post-punk band, performing and recording between 1978 and 1982. The main members were: Mike Dunne, Franny Dunne, Andy Connell and Phil Tomlinson with Jane Lancaster sometimes fronting the band live. ...
  10. happening right away, instantly, with no delay; Very close; direct or adjacent
  11. (immediately) In an immediate manner; instantly or without delay; Indicates that the dependent clause describes something that occurs immediately after the independent clause's referent does
  12. (IMMEDIATELY) Used by ATC or pilots when such action compliance is required to avoid an imminent situation.
  13. (Immediately) dilute the dose to be administered in 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, USP, to a concentration not greater than 0.45 mg/mL.
  14. (immediately) adv. 1) at once. 2) in orders of the court or in contracts it means "as soon as can be done" without excuse.
  15. (immediately) immedantlie, at yince, richt nou/awa
  16. meaning they can be immediately provided if the state decides to
  17. Students begin making payments while they are in school. This will keep you payments down, and shorten the amount of time it takes to fully repay your debt.
  18. A value that is stored directly rather than through an indirect reference to a heap object. Immediates are characters, integers, or Booleans. See also Reference. Source: NPG
  19. Direct.  Opposite of effective.  An assignment is "immediate" if there is an explicit assignment from the subject to the resource (and perhaps including qualifiers).  An immediate assignment does not depend on other assignments to exist.  An immediate assignment can be unassigned directly.
  20. An immediate value is one that is given in the program code, instead of being loaded from somewhere else. For example, in LD A, 17, 17 is an immediate value. In LD A, B, the value in B is not immediate, because is is not written into the code.
  21. priority evacuation by MEDEVAC if available or ambulance need advanced medical care at once or within 1 hour.
  22. The second-highest precedence for CIA cable communications.
  23. That which is produced directly by the act to which it is ascribed, without the intervention or agency of any distinct intermediate cause.
  24. following or preceding without a lapse of time.
  25. the: ánantariya (q.v.).