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Immediate

Im`me´di`ate
a.1.Not separated in respect to place by anything intervening; proximate; close; as, immediate contact.
You are the most immediate to our throne.
- Shak.
2.Not deferred by an interval of time; present; instant.
Death . . . not yet inflicted, as he feared,
By some immediate stroke.
- Milton.
3.Acting with nothing interposed or between, or without the intervention of another object as a cause, means, or agency; acting, perceived, or produced, directly; as, an immediate cause.
The immediate knowledge of the past is therefore impossible.
- Sir. W. Hamilton.
Immediate amputation
(Surg.) an amputation performed within the first few hours after an injury, and before the the effects of the shock have passed away.
Adj.1.immediate - very close or connected in space or time; "contiguous events"; "immediate contact"; "the immediate vicinity"; "the immediate past"
Synonyms: contiguous
2.immediate - having no intervening medium; "an immediate influence"
Antonyms:
mediate - acting through or dependent on an intervening agency; "the disease spread by mediate as well as direct contact"
3.immediate - immediately before or after as in a chain of cause and effect; "the immediate result"; "the immediate cause of the trouble"
4.immediate - of the present time and place; "the immediate revisions"
5.immediate - performed with little or no delay; "an immediate reply to my letter"; "prompt obedience"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial"

IMMEDIATE. That which is produced directly by the act to which it is ascribed, without the intervention or agency of any distinct intermediate cause.
     2. For immediate injuries the remedy is trespass; for those which are consequential, an action on the case. 11 Mass. R. 59, 137, 525; 1 & 2 Ohio R. 342; 6 S. & R. 348; 18 John. 257; 19 John. 381; 2 H. & M. 423; 1 Yeates, R. 586; 12 S & R. 210; Coxe, R. 339; Harper's R. 113; 6 Call's R. 44; 1 Marsh. R. 194.
     3. When an immediate injury is caused by negligence, the injured party may elect to regard the negligence as the immediate cause of action, and declare in case; or to consider the act itself as the immediate injury, and sue in trespass. 14 John. 432; 6 Cowen, 342; 3 N. H. Rep. 465; sed vide 3 Conn. 64; 2 Bos. & Pull. New Rep. by Day, 448, note. See Cause.

about to be, abrupt, accessible, actual, adjacent, adjoining, alert, already in sight, approaching, apt, articulated, as is, at hand, attendant, automatic, available, being, bordering, brewing, catenated, ceaseless, close at hand, closest, coming, concatenated, connected, connecting, constant, contemporaneous, contemporary, conterminous, contiguous, continual, continued, continuing, continuous, coterminous, current, cursory, cyclical, decisive, direct, end to end, endless, endways, endwise, existent, existing, expeditious, extant, face to face, featureless, festinate, feverish, firsthand, flying, forthcoming, fresh, furious, future, gapless, gathering, going to happen, hair-trigger, hasty, hurried, immanent, imminent, impendent, impending, in danger imminent, in prospect, in reserve, in store, in the cards, in the offing, in the wind, in view, incessant, indwelling, inherent, instinctive, interminable, irreversible, joined, jointless, juxtaposed, juxtapositional, juxtapositive, last-minute, latest, lightning-like, linked, looming, lowering, lurking, menacing, modern, momentaneous, momentary, monotonous, near at hand, nearby, nearest, nearing, nearmost, neighbor, neighboring, never-ending, new, nigh, nighest, nonstop, on board, on deck, on hand, on the horizon, on the spot, one-way, overhanging, passing, perennial, periodic, preparing, present-age, present-day, present-time, pressing, presto, primary, proximate, punctual, quick, quick as lightning, quick as thought, ready, recurrent, reflex, repetitive, round-the-clock, running, seamless, serried, slap-bang, slapdash, smooth, snap, speedy, spontaneous, stable, steady, straight, straightaway, straightforward, straightway, sudden, summary, superficial, swift, that be, that is, that will be, threatening, to come, topical, twenty-four-hour, unbroken, unceasing, undeviating, undifferentiated, unending, unhesitating, unidirectional, uniform, unintermitted, unintermittent, unintermitting, uninterrupted, unrelieved, unremitting, unstopped, unswerving, unthinking, up-to-date, up-to-the-minute, upcoming, urgent, waiting, within call, within reach, within sight
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