1. immediately

adverb. ['ˌɪˈmiːˌdiːətli'] without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening.


  • like a shot
  • at once
  • right away
  • forthwith
  • instantly
  • now
  • straightaway
  • directly


  • indirectly


  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • immediate (English)
  • immediat (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Immediately

  • abruptly
  • absolutely
  • abundantly
  • accidently
  • accurately
  • acutely
  • adamantly
  • adequately
  • adequately
  • adroitly
  • affectionately
  • alertly
  • alternately
  • apparently
  • appropriately
  • approximately
  • aptly
  • ardently
  • arrogantly
  • astutely

How do you pronounce immediately?

Pronounce immediately as ˌɪˈmiˌdiətli.

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How to spell immediately? Is it imeaditly? Or immediatly? Common misspellings are:

  • imeaditly
  • immediatly

Sentences with immediately

1. Adverb
That way the right person can be woken by the puppy and taken immediately outside.

Quotes about immediately

1. Any attempts at humor immediately after September 11th were deemed tasteless.
- Allen Klein

2. In looking for humor, keep in mind this guideline: Sometimes it takes a little time to see the humor in your upsets; you may not find something to laugh about immediately.
- Allen Klein

3. I wasn't exposed to art as I was growing up, and can't recall the first time I saw a work of art. However, I remember very clearly a vision I had of a little green reindeer when I was a child, and visions emanate from the same mythical area where painting resides. Whatever the reason, I immediately felt comfortable working with visual materials.
- William S. Burroughs