done or occurring without any noticeable lapse in time <felt immediate relief after taking the painkiller>
done or working without something else coming in between <she is my immediate superior, so I report to her>
done, carried out, or given without delay <immediate treatment saved the victim of the massive heart attack>
not being distant in time, space, or significance <for the victims of the terrorist attack, the incident is as immediate as yesterday's news> Related Words abutting
existing or in progress right now <we need to solve the immediate problems before working on the more long-term ones> Related Words contemporary
Near Antonyms coming
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