Definition of immediately in English Dictionary

  • AdverbSUF-ly
    1. In an immediate manner; instantly or without delay.
      1. I hope we can begin immediately.
  • Conjunction
    1. Indicates that the dependent clause describes something that occurs immediately after the independent clause's referent does.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • This would immediately reenergise development of technologies for carbon capture and storage that for more than a decade have been progressing at glacial rates.
        • After my long absence, I was immediately struck by the unchangedness of the town.
        • After banishing his[sic] immediately to the shower on arrival home (grin), I use a full cup of vinegar (plain cheap white stuff) tossed into the wash to destinkify his clothes.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Immediately after receiving a cervical fragment from the operating room, we dissected the exocervical epitheliums under a stereoscopic microscope to avoid stromal cells.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Running down the list of suggestions, I can see three we can discard immediately.
        • Then the questionnaire was checked by our research staff in order to make sure the data were complete and to remove any nonqualifying questionnaires immediately.
        • The news of his father's illness determined him to depart immediately.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Uncomparable adverbs
        • Conjunctions
          • Morphemes
            • Suffixes
              • Words by suffix
                • Words suffixed with -ly

          Other Vocabulary

          Look-Alike Words
          1. en immeadiately
          2. en immediate
          3. fr immédiate
          4. en mediately
          5. fr immédiates
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of immediately for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "immediately" is an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb. It's also a conjunction. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
          Difficultness: Level 1
          Easy     ➨     Difficult
          Definiteness: Level 8
          Definite    ➨     Versatile