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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Immediately  \Im*me"di*ate*ly\,  adv 
  1.  In  an  immediate  manner;  without  intervention  of  any  other 
  person  or  thing  proximately;  directly;  --  opposed  to 
  {mediately};  as  immediately  contiguous. 
 
  God's  acceptance  of  it  either  immediately  by 
  himself,  or  mediately  by  the  hands  of  the  bishop. 
  --South. 
 
  2.  Without  interval  of  time;  without  delay;  promptly; 
  instantly;  at  once. 
 
  And  Jesus  .  .  .  touched  him  saying,  I  will  be  thou 
  clean.  And  immediately  his  leprosy  was  cleansed. 
  --Matt.  viii. 
  3. 
 
  3.  As  soon  as  Cf  {Directly},  8,  Note. 
 
  Syn:  Directly;  instantly;  quickly;  forthwith;  straightway; 
  presently.  See  {Directly}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  immediately 
  adv  1:  without  delay;  with  no  time  intervening;  "he  answered 
  immediately";  "found  an  answer  straightaway";  "an 
  official  accused  of  dishonesty  should  be  supended 
  forthwith";  "Come  here  now!"  [syn:  {instantly},  {straightaway}, 
  {directly},  {now},  {right  away},  {at  once},  {forthwith}, 
  {in  real  time}] 
  2:  near  or  close  by  "he  passed  immediately  behind  her" 
  3:  bearing  an  immediate  relation;  "this  immediately  concerns 
  your  future" 




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