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Synonyms for immediate
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. immediate(adj)

    of the present time and place

    "the immediate revisions"

    Synonyms:
    straightaway, quick, contiguous, prompt

    Antonyms:
    slow, past, mediated, future, indirect, distant, mediate, ultimate

  2. contiguous, immediate(adj)

    very close or connected in space or time

    "contiguous events"; "immediate contact"; "the immediate vicinity"; "the immediate past"

    Synonyms:
    neighboring(a), prompt, straightaway, conterminous, quick, adjacent, contiguous

    Antonyms:
    slow, ultimate, past, indirect, mediate, future, distant, mediated

  3. immediate(adj)

    having no intervening medium

    "an immediate influence"

    Synonyms:
    straightaway, quick, contiguous, prompt

    Antonyms:
    mediate, future, past, ultimate, indirect, mediated, slow, distant

  4. immediate(adj)

    immediately before or after as in a chain of cause and effect

    "the immediate result"; "the immediate cause of the trouble"

    Synonyms:
    straightaway, quick, contiguous, prompt

    Antonyms:
    indirect, ultimate, future, past, mediated, mediate, distant, slow

  5. immediate, prompt, quick, straightaway(adj)

    performed with little or no delay

    "an immediate reply to my letter"; "a prompt reply"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial"

    Synonyms:
    straightaway, warm, fast, prompt, spry, speedy, ready, agile, nimble, quick, flying, contiguous

    Antonyms:
    indirect, future, distant, past, ultimate, slow, mediate, mediated

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. immediate

    Synonyms:
    proximate, contiguous, present, direct, instant, next

    Antonyms:
    distant, remote, future, mediate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. immediate(a.)

    Synonyms:
    proximate, close

  2. immediate(a.)

    Synonyms:
    direct, without other agency

  3. immediate(a.)

    Synonyms:
    instantaneous, instant, present

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "immediate":

    immediately, direct, prompt, instant, forthwith, urgent, proximate, imminent, near, pressing, foreseeable, directly, promptly

How to pronounce immediate?

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Veena
Indian

How to say immediate in sign language?

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How to use immediate in a sentence?

  1. Christopher Seeger and Sol Weiss:

    This decision means thousands of retired National Football League players suffering from devastating neurocognitive injuries, and those concerned about their future, will now be forced to wait many months for the immediate care and support they deserve, with over 99 percent participation, it is clear the retired player community overwhelmingly supports this agreement.

  2. Scott Waguespack:

    Mayor Emanuel is prioritizing the interests of billionaires and big corporations ahead of the very real and immediate needs of Chicago's taxpayers and neighborhoods.

  3. Ewald Nowotny:

    For the immediate future we'll have to face a development of lower prices, particularly oil prices.

  4. Tom Stoppard:

    I still believe that if your aim is to change the world, journalism is a more immediate short-term weapon.

  5. St Pauli:

    Cenk Sahin has been released from his training and playing duties with immediate effect.


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