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Pronunciation:  i'meedeeitlee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  without delay; with no time intervening; "he answered immediately"; "found an answer straightaway"; "an official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith"; "Come here now!"
  2. [adv]  near or close by; "he passed immediately behind her"
  3. [adv]  bearing an immediate relation; "this immediately concerns your future"

IMMEDIATELY is a 11 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: at once, directly, forthwith, in real time, instantly, now, right away, straight off, straightaway



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Im*me"di*ate*ly\, adv.
1. In an immediate manner; without intervention of any other
   person or thing; proximately; directly; -- opposed to
   {mediately}; as, immediately contiguous.

         God's acceptance of it either immediately by
         himself, or mediately by the hands of the bishop.

2. Without interval of time; without delay; promptly;
   instantly; at once.

         And Jesus . . . touched him, saying, I will; be thou
         clean. And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.
                                               --Matt. viii.

3. As soon as. Cf. {Directly}, 8, Note.

Syn: Directly; instantly; quickly; forthwith; straightway;
     presently. See {Directly}.

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