Associations to the word «Immediate»


IMMEDIATE, adjective. Happening right away, instantly, with no delay.
IMMEDIATE, adjective. Very close; direct or adjacent.
IMMEDIATE, adjective. Manifestly true; requiring no argument.
IMMEDIATE, adjective. (computer science) (of an instruction operand) embedded as part of the instruction itself, rather than stored elsewhere (such as a register or memory location)
IMMEDIATE FAMILIES, noun. Plural of immediate family
IMMEDIATE FAMILY, noun. A family unit consisting of a parent or parents and their children.
IMMEDIATE FAMILY, noun. A family unit consisting of all relatives living in a single household.
IMMEDIATE MODE, noun. (computer graphics) A mode in which the application is directly responsible for rendering graphics to the display, contrasting with retained mode.

Dictionary definition

IMMEDIATE, adjective. Of the present time and place; "the immediate revisions".
IMMEDIATE, adjective. Very close or connected in space or time; "contiguous events"; "immediate contact"; "the immediate vicinity"; "the immediate past".
IMMEDIATE, adjective. Having no intervening medium; "an immediate influence".
IMMEDIATE, adjective. Immediately before or after as in a chain of cause and effect; "the immediate result"; "the immediate cause of the trouble".
IMMEDIATE, adjective. Performed with little or no delay; "an immediate reply to my letter"; "a prompt reply"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy