Im*me"di*ate*ly (?), adv.
In an immediate manner; without intervention of any other person or thing; proximately; directly; -- opposed to mediately; as, immediately contiguous.
God's acceptance of it either immediately by himself, or mediately by the hands of the bishop.
Without interval of time; without delay; promptly; instantly; at once.
And Jesus . . . touched him, saying, I will; be thou clean. And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.
Matt. viii. 3.
As soon as. Cf. Directly,
Syn. -- Directly; instantly; quickly; forthwith; straightway; presently. See Directly.
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