Synonyms for immediate

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ih-mee-dee-it
Phonetic Transcription : ɪˈmi di ɪt

Top 10 synonyms for immediate Other synonyms for the word immediate

Définition of immediate

Origin :
  • late 14c., "intervening, interposed;" early 15c., "with nothing interposed; direct," also with reference to time, from Old French immediat, from Late Latin immediatus "without anything between," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + mediatus, past participle of mediare "to halve," later, "be in the middle," from Latin medius "middle" (see medial (adj.)).
  • adj instantaneous; without delay
  • adj near, next
Example sentences :
  • Of those of my immediate predecessor it might least become me here to speak.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • These books are classified and so arranged as to be of immediate use.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • I do not think I have told you the immediate occasion of this particular gathering.
  • Extract from : « Ester Ried Yet Speaking » by Isabella Alden
  • Out of that fact, he drew an immediate comfort in this period of his misery.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • Still another of the original seven stood in the immediate vicinity.
  • Extract from : « Ester Ried Yet Speaking » by Isabella Alden
  • Sing by all means; but, if you must have immediate results, not in opera.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • Almost any other man would have sentenced the dog to immediate death.
  • Extract from : « Biographical Stories » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • He made no immediate objection to this proposal, so strangely motived.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • The improvement of time ought to be our great and immediate concern.
  • Extract from : « Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II » by Francis Augustus Cox
  • But the immediate fate of Naples, as he well knew, hung upon the issue.
  • Extract from : « The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson » by Robert Southey

Antonyms for immediate

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