1.Definition: having no intervening medium
"An immediate influence"
2.Definition: immediately before or after as in a chain of cause and effect
"The immediate result", "The immediate cause of the trouble"
3.Definition: of the present time and place
"The immediate revisions"
4.Definition: performed with little or no delay
"An immediate reply to my letter"
5.Definition: very close or connected in space or time
"Immediate contact", "The immediate vicinity", "The immediate past"