immediately

If you want it NOW, you want it immediately. Immediately means this minute, this moment, right away!

Immediately is an adverb that usually applies to time, but can also mean next to, or nearby, as in, "The kids immediately to your right has red hair." It can also be used to talk about close, even direct, connections, as in, "Are you immediately involved in the push to get rid of the schools superintendent?" Despite the different uses, the meaning is similar. When you see immediately, think close, sudden, and now!

Primary Meanings of immediately

1.
adv
without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening
2.
adv
near or close by
3.
adv
bearing an immediate relation
Full Definitions of immediately
1

adv without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening

“he answered immediately
Synonyms:
at once, directly, forthwith, instantly, like a shot, now, right away, straight off, straightaway
2

adv near or close by

“he passed immediately behind her”
3

adv bearing an immediate relation

“this immediately concerns your future”

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