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., 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