Definition of immediately
- the parties immediately involved in the case
- the house immediately beyond this one
- I'll make that call immediately
the person immediately to my left
Dinner was served immediately after the ceremony.
The new law will become effective immediately.
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bang, directly, forthwith, headlong, instantaneously, instanter, instantly, now, PDQ, plumb, presently, promptly, pronto, right, right away, right now, right off, straightaway, straight off, straightway;
at once, in no time, off the bat, on a dime, on the double, on the spot;
Immediately you fill out this form, we can start processing your request.
give us a ring immediately you get back
: immediately after : as soon as
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