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immediate

 
Adjective immediate has 5 senses
  1. contiguous, immediate - very close or connected in space or time; "contiguous events"; "immediate contact"; "the immediate vicinity"; "the immediate past"
    Antonym: distant (indirect, via close)
  2. immediate - having no intervening medium; "an immediate influence"
    Antonyms:
    mediate, indirect, mediated
  3. immediate - immediately before or after as in a chain of cause and effect; "the immediate result"; "the immediate cause of the trouble"
    Antonym:
    ultimate (indirect, via proximate)
  4. immediate - of the present time and place; "the immediate revisions"
    Antonym:
    future (indirect, via past, present)
    Antonym: past (indirect, via present, future)
  5. immediate, prompt, quick, straightaway - performed with little or no delay; "an immediate reply to my letter"; "prompt obedience"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial"
    Antonym: slow (indirect, via fast)
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