What is another word for immediate?

Synonyms for immediate
ɪˈmi di ɪtim·me·di·ate

This thesaurus page includes all potential synonyms, words with the same meaning and similar terms for the word immediate.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. immediate

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

    Antonyms:
    distant, remote, future, mediate

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. immediateadjective

    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, immediateadjective

    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. immediateadjective

    having no intervening medium

    "an immediate influence"

    Synonyms:
    straightaway, quick, contiguous, prompt

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

  4. immediateadjective

    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, straightawayadjective

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. immediateadjective

    Synonyms:
    proximate, close

  2. immediateadjective

    Synonyms:
    direct, without other agency

  3. immediateadjective

    Synonyms:
    instantaneous, instant, present

Suggested Resources

  1. immediate

    Song lyrics by immediate -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by immediate on the Lyrics.com website.

How to pronounce immediate?

How to say immediate in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#121next
#783direct
#805present
#852fast
#934quick
#989near
#1292ready
#1413directly
#2138immediately
#2783instant
#3122immediate
#3359warm
#3992flying
#6247adjacent
#6394prompt
#8279urgent
#8740pressing
#9668promptly
#14681contiguous
#14815speedy
#17402imminent
#18644agile
#24943foreseeable
#30653forthwith
#44422nimble
#45308proximate
#64017spry
#86275straightaway
#127819conterminous

How to use immediate in a sentence?

  1. New York:

    Just received word that [energy company Con Edison] will be shutting down the gas in the immediate area along Fox Street between Intervale Ave Tiffany Street, with temperatures dropping, we will continue to monitor to ensure a restoration of gas once it is safe to do so.

  2. Helen Frankenthaler:

    A really good picture looks as if it's happened at once. It's an immediate image....

  3. Rand Paul:

    Really, there are so many things we can talk about, not in the immediate aftermath but over time. The breakdown of the family structure, lack of fathers, lack of sort of a moral code in our society.

  4. Humza Yousaf:

    My immediate priority will be to continue to protect every Scot as far as we possibly can from the harm inflicted by the cost-of-living crisis, to recover and reform our NHS and other vital public services, [and] to support our wellbeing economy to improve the life chances of people right across this country.

  5. The President:

    We can't take immediate action that I'm aware of yet to figure out how we're bringing down the prices of gasoline back to $ 3 a gallon. And we can't do that immediately with regard to food prices either.


Translations for immediate

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for immediate »

Translation

Find a translation for the immediate synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"immediate." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 2 Mar. 2024. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/immediate>.

Discuss these immediate synonyms with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good synonym for immediate?

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    Which is not a synonym of the others?
    • A. Fungible
    • B. Rotten
    • C. Mildewed
    • D. Mouldy

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for immediate: