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Definitions of immediate

  1. very close or connected in space or time; "contiguous events"; "immediate contact"; "the immediate vicinity"; "the immediate past" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. of the present time and place; "the immediate revisions" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. having no intervening medium; "an immediate influence" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. performed with little or no delay; "an immediate reply to my letter"; "prompt obedience"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. immediately before or after as in a chain of cause and effect; "the immediate result"; "the immediate cause of the trouble" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. Immediateness. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. Not separated in respect to place by anything intervening; proximate; close; as, immediate contact. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Not deferred by an interval of time; present; instant. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Directly related; next; direct; acting without any agency, object, or time coming between; near at hand. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. Immediateness, immediacy. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. Direct, acting from cause to effect without any intervening steps in the process. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  13. Proximate; direct. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  14. Immediately. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  15. With nothing in the middle between two objects: not acting by second causes: direct: present: without delay. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. Without a medium; direct; without delay. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  17. Without delay; instant. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. Close. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. Acting without anything intervening; direct. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. With nothing intervening, no space, or time, or medium; proximate; instant; direct. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  21. Without delay; without the intervention of time. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  22. That which is produced directly by the act to which it is ascribed, without the intervention or agency of any distinct intermediate cause. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  23. 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. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  24. 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. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  25. im-m[=e]'di-[=a]t, adj. with nothing between two objects: not acting by second causes: direct: present: without delay.--n. IMM[=E]'DIACY (Shak.), immediate or independent power.--adv. IMM[=E]'DI[=A]TELY.--ns. IMM[=E]'DI[=A]TENESS; IMM[=E]'DIATISM. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  26. (Of person or thing in its relation to another) not separated by any intervening medium; (of relation or action) direct, without intervening medium; (Logic) i. inference (from single premiss, without intervention of middle term); nearest, next, as my i. neighbour; occurring at once, without delay, as an i. reply, Hence immediacy, immediateness, nn., immediately adv. [medieval Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  27. Direct: with nothing intervening. American pocket medical dictionary.
  28. Being in such a state with respect to something else as that there is nothing between them; not acting by second causes; instant, present with regard to time. Complete Dictionary
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