"immediate" Definition

  1. a. Not separated in respect to place by anything intervening; proximate; close; as, immediate contact.
  2. a. Not deferred by an interval of time; present; instant.
  3. a. Acting with nothing interposed or between, or without the intervention of another object as a cause, means, or agency; acting, perceived, or produced, directly; as, an immediate cause.

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Position in dictionary: 48827 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a., a.,
Words that start with "immediate": 3
Words that end with "immediate": 1
Words that contain "immediate": 3
Next words in dictionary: immediately, immediateness, immedicable, immelodious, immemorable
Previous words in dictionary: immediacy, immedeatism, immechanical, immeasured, immeasurably

English Dictionary Definition of immediate

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