immediate meaning

EN[ɪˈmi.di.ɪt] [ɪˈmi.di.ət] [ɪˈmiːdɪət] [ɪˈmiːdʒɪt]
  • Immediate may refer to:
  • Immediacy (disambiguation)
  • Immediate Records, a British record label
  • The Immediate, an Irish rock group
  • Immediate Music, a music composition company
  • Australian slang for a quickly gained erection
  • Immediate means instantaneous and at that exact point in time.
FR immédiate

    Definition of immediate in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmore immediateSUPmost immediateSUF-iate
    1. Happening right away, instantly, with no delay.
      1. Very close; direct or adjacent.
        1. immediate family;  immediate vicinity ‎
      2. Manifestly true; requiring no argument.
        1. (computer science, of an instruction operand) embedded as part of the instruction itself, rather than stored elsewhere (such as a register or memory location).
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Drawing a deep, steadying breath, Barefoot smelled the machine oil of the well-kept smoke pole. His very first shot put an immediate stop to Swann's barraging of Jessie.
            • In the few instances where the initial description is couched in the past tense, immediate reversal occurs and the scene is contemporized by the listener.
            • Debate on the Kellogg Mar renunciation treaty dragged on in the senate today with no immediate prospect of final action.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
          Related Links:
          1. en immediately
          2. en immediateness
          3. en immediate mode
          4. en immediatenesses
          5. en immediate family
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of immediate for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "immediate" is an adjective.
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