Examples from the Web for immediate
Their immediate response tells an important truth about a police slowdown that has spread throughout New York City in recent days.
Analysts interpreted it as an immediate ripple effect of the newly established US-Cuban détente.Venezuela Says Goodbye to Its Lil Friend, While the Rest of the Continent Cheers|Catalina Lobo-Guererro|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During the immediate protests for Michael Brown I walked in the crowd solo and mostly silent.
JUDNICK: The immediate supremacist reaction is to equalize everything.
The story was so appalling, the attack so brutish and morally offensive, that it provoked an immediate, furious response.Why It Was Right to Question Rolling Stone’s U-VA Rape Story|Michael Moynihan|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With the war effectually over we enter a new economic era, and its immediate effect on prices is difficult to anticipate.Herbert Hoover|Vernon Kellogg
All he got was a few looks of embarrassed concern from his immediate neighbours.
The council sent the mother and son away with the assurance of immediate action.Comrades|Thomas Dixon
For immediate purposes, help might come even from that host of conservatives who believe all will be well if officials are honest.
There was an immediate outbreak of hostile public opinion in Spain, which in Catalonia resulted in serious riots.A History of Spain|Charles E. Chapman
British Dictionary definitions for immediate
adjective (usually prenominal)
Word Origin for immediate
Word Origin and History for immediate
late 14c., "intervening, interposed;" early 15c., "with nothing interposed; direct," also with reference to time, from Old French immediat, from Late Latin immediatus "without anything between," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + mediatus, past participle of mediare "to halve," later, "be in the middle," from Latin medius "middle" (see medial (adj.)).