immediate definition

  • adjective:
    • developing at the same time; instant: gave me an instantaneous reaction.
    • Of or nearby the present-time: in immediate future.
    • Of or relating to the present time and place; current: "It is probable that, apart from the most immediate, pragmatic, technical revisions, the writer's effort to detach himself from his work is quixotic” ( Joyce Carol Oates).
    • Close at hand; near: in the instant vicinity. See Synonyms at close.
    • Next lined up or relation: is an instantaneous successor into president associated with organization.
    • straight apprehended or understood: had instant understanding of the range regarding the crisis.
    • Acting or occurring minus the interposition of another agency or object; direct.
    • taking place right-away, immediately, without wait
    • extremely close; direct or adjacent.
    • perhaps not divided in respect to put by something intervening; proximate; near.
    • Not deferred by an interval of time; present; immediate.
    • Acting with absolutely nothing interposed or between, or without having the input of some other item as an underlying cause, implies, or agency; acting, identified, or created, directly.
    • instantly before or after such as a chain of cause and effect
    • done with little or no wait
    • of present time and put
    • having no intervening medium
    • really near or linked in space or time
  • others:
    • Not separated from the object or correlate by any 3rd or medium; straight associated; separate of any intermediate agency or action: against remote: because, an instantaneous cause.
    • Having no area or object intervening; closest; proximate; obtaining the closest connection: since, immediate contact; the immediate area.
    • with no time intervening; without any delay; current; immediate: usually utilized, like similar absolute expressions, with less strictness compared to the literal definition needs: as, an immediate answer; immediate despatch.
    • In metaphysics, indemonstrable; intuitive; for the personality of a direct perception not worked over because of the mind.
    • familiarity with an object as it exists, so the characteristics of our cognition will be the attributes for the thing-in-itself.

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