Synonyms of immediate in English:

immediate


See definition of immediate

adjective

1‘the UN resolution called for immediate action’

SYNONYMS

instant, instantaneous, on-the-spot, prompt, swift, speedy, rapid, quick, expeditious

sudden, hurried, hasty, precipitate, abrupt

lightning, whirlwind, overnight

informal snappy, p.d.q., p.d.q. pretty damn quick

literary fleet, rathe

rare alacritous

ANTONYMS

delayed, gradual

2‘there are no immediate plans to launch the product’

SYNONYMS

current, present, existing, existent, actual, extant

urgent, pressing

archaic instant

ANTONYMS

past, future

3‘the immediate past is of more importance than a remoter period’

SYNONYMS

recent, not long past, just gone

occurring recently

ANTONYMS

remote

4‘they have strong ties with their immediate neighbours’

SYNONYMS

nearest, near, close, closest, next-door

adjacent, adjoining, abutting, contiguous, proximate

ANTONYMS

distant

5‘the coroner identified the immediate cause of death’

SYNONYMS

direct, primary

ANTONYMS

indirect