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immediate

(At once), adjective flash, instant, praesens, prompt, quick, speedy, sudden, with reasonable dispatch, without delay

immediate

(Imminent), adjective about to happen, anticipated, approaching, at hand, close, close at hand, coming, drawing near, expected, following, foreseen, impendent, impending, in the offing, in view, looked for, momentary, near at hand, nearing, next, nigh, prospective, to come, upcoming

immediate

(Not distant), adjective abutting, adjacent, adjoining, at hand, bordering, bounding, close, close at hand, conjoining, conterminous, contiguous, handy, juxtapositional, near, near by, neighboring, next to, proximate, verging
Associated concepts: immediate beneficiaries, immediate benefit, immediate cause, immediate consequences, immediate control, immediate damage, immediate delivery, immediate irreparable harm, immediate legatees, immediite need, immediate transferor
See also: current, direct, expeditious, imminent, instantaneous, pending, precipitate, present, prompt, prospective, proximate, right, summary

IMMEDIATE. That which is produced directly by the act to which it is ascribed, without the intervention or agency of any distinct intermediate cause.
     2. For immediate injuries the remedy is trespass; for those which are consequential, an action on the case. 11 Mass. R. 59, 137, 525; 1 & 2 Ohio R. 342; 6 S. & R. 348; 18 John. 257; 19 John. 381; 2 H. & M. 423; 1 Yeates, R. 586; 12 S & R. 210; Coxe, R. 339; Harper's R. 113; 6 Call's R. 44; 1 Marsh. R. 194.
     3. When an immediate injury is caused by negligence, the injured party may elect to regard the negligence as the immediate cause of action, and declare in case; or to consider the act itself as the immediate injury, and sue in trespass. 14 John. 432; 6 Cowen, 342; 3 N. H. Rep. 465; sed vide 3 Conn. 64; 2 Bos. & Pull. New Rep. by Day, 448, note. See Cause.

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