• adverb: with no person or thing in between
  • adverb: in direct connection or relation
  • synonyms: instantly, forthwith, straightway


  • The cause of the problem was not 'immediately' clear. [=is was not known right away]

  • They live in the house 'immediately' [='directly'] behind this one.

  • We need to leave 'immediately'. [='at once', 'right away']

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) that's not good. Leave this envelope! Never has a "Miss France" come from the north. They usually look like crap over there. Give it back immediately. She wrote her phone number, goddamn it. It's a sign. She wants you to call her! Please. Let it go. She wrote her phone number, Philippe. (..)
    2011 Intouchables