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Meaning & Definition of Immediately in English

English

Immediately

/ɪmidiətli/

adverb

1. Without delay or hesitation

  • With no time intervening
  • "He answered immediately"
  • "Found an answer straightaway"
  • "An official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith"
  • "Come here now!"
    synonym:
  • immediately
  • ,
  • instantly
  • ,
  • straightaway
  • ,
  • straight off
  • ,
  • directly
  • ,
  • now
  • ,
  • right away
  • ,
  • at once
  • ,
  • forthwith
  • ,
  • like a shot

2. Near or close by

  • "He passed immediately behind her"
    synonym:
  • immediately

3. Bearing an immediate relation

  • "This immediately concerns your future"
    synonym:
  • immediately

Examples of using

I can't reply to you immediately.
I'll take care of it immediately.
The teacher started class immediately after entering the classroom.