Definition of immediate :
1. Acting with nothing interposed or between, or without the intervention of another object as a cause, means, or agency; acting, perceived, or produced, directly; as, an immediate cause.
2. Not deferred by an interval of time; present; instant.
3. Not separated in respect to place by anything intervening; proximate; close; as, immediate contact.
fast, flying, neighboring, agile, nimble, critical, contiguous, nigh, warm, direct, time, straightaway, pressing, important, clear, ready, now, urgent, next, firsthand, unmediated, live, paramount, later, spry, instant, present, conterminous, someday, primary
now (part of speech: adjective)
near (part of speech: adjective)
punctual (part of speech: adjective)
sudden (part of speech: adjective)
timeless (part of speech: adjective)
- I fell immediate, ere I was come to her. - "The Night Land", William Hope Hodgson.
- No immediate answer came to this; then, after a little,- " Mr. Holbrook, how could I tell them- to each one- about it?" - "Tip Lewis and His Lamp", Pansy.
- At first sight, it would appear as if the circumstance, that the judgment upon Judah is brought into immediate connection with that upon Israel, favoured the first view. - "Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1", Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg.