◄ Immediate ►

1. (a.) Not separated in respect to place by anything intervening; proximate; close; as, immediate contact.

2. (a.) Not deferred by an interval of time; present; instant.

3. (a.) 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.

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 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 instant instantaneous instinctive interminable irreversible joined jointless juxtaposed juxtapositional juxtapositive last-minute latest lightning-like linked looming lowering lurking menacing modern momentaneous momentary monotonous near near at hand nearby nearest nearing nearmost neighbor neighboring never-ending new next nigh nighest nonstop on board on deck on hand on the horizon on the spot one-way overhanging passing perennial periodic preparing present present-age present-day present-time pressing presto primary prompt 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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