Definition Of immediate
(of knowledge or reaction) gained or shown without reasoning; intuitive.
Hume had shown that no immediate knowledge of causes is possible, for we have no impression of necessary connection.
nearest in time, relationship, or rank.
a funeral with only the immediate family in attendance
occurring or done at once; instant.
the authorities took no immediate action
Example Of immediate
Adams, who has two children in primary school, feels there has to be radical overhaul of the way council services are organised once this immediate crisis is over.
And once the immediate conflict was over, why did he disappear?
As a result, our impact was almost immediate .
‘All of the damage was confined to the barge and the very immediate vicinity, within yards,’ Mr Bloomberg said.
But what I felt was the kind of fear that comes from being in the immediate presence of great evil.