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

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza